Château du Payre is located in Cardan, east of Bordeaux on the bank of river Garonne. It was bought in the year 1881 and was handed over over the years till date. Hence, from one mother to her daughter. Currently, Valérie Labrousse is the owner and manager of Château du Payre.
Covering up to 35 hectares, their plots comprise of different varieties of soil- sandy clay, clay loam and grave clay. This is one of the factors that influence the quality of their wines. The climate in the region, which includes moist summer, mild winter and highland climate also contribute to the exotic taste of their wines. Due to this climatic conditions, their vineyard comprises of merlot grapes, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon and malbec for their red and rosé wines. They also have sauvignon blanc, sémillon grapes and muscadelle for their white wines.
It has a rich history and a great deal of variety when it comes to wine collection. The winery itself is certified by the Terra Vitis, a French national federation that sets eco-friendly standards for wine-makers.
Château du Payre has hosted both local and international visitors to experience the guided tours carried by Valérie. Visitors tour the vineyard, winery, barrel cellar, bottling room and the best part wine tasting. The guided tour lasts for 45 minutes. If you want to stay longer, there are guest rooms with vintage style furniture’s and beautifully carpeted rooms. All of their rooms are wine themed, which extends the experience form the vineyards and cellars to your room.
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Services / Facilities:
Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sémilon, Sauvignon Blanc, Sauvignon Gris, Malbec, Muscadelle
Monday: 10:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 18:00
Tuesday: 09:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 18:00
Wednesday: 10:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 18:00
Thursday: 10:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 18:00
Friday: 10:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 18:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 18:00