Prestigious Fronsac with Influence from Cardinal Richelieu
Fronsac is one of France’s oldest wine-producing regions, in the eighteenth century, thanks to the efforts of Cardinal Richelieu and his nephew, its wines were regarded as among the most prestigious in the kingdom.
The Royal Lineage of Château de la Dauphine
Château de La Dauphine’s name reflects its royal history, a souvenir of when the Dauphine came to stay at the property of the winery, to be precise Maria Josepha of Saxony, the wife of the French Dauphin, Louis XV, and mother of the last kings of France, including Louis XVI.
No concessions to Convenience at Château de La Dauphine
Château de la Dauphine, nestled in one of the meandering loops of the Dordogne, lies in the heart of a 53-hectare organic and biodynamic vineyard. Its philosophy is well-established: no concessions to convenience, “the details produce the quality but quality is not a detail”, work in the vineyard is carried out on a plot-by-plot basis.Their meticulous care has continued in the ultra-modern winery with the production of two “Grands Vins”, Château de La Dauphine and Delphis de La Dauphine. Château de La Dauphine stands out for its rich past, the quality of their facilities as well as for their commitment to developing wine tourism in the region. In 2015, the winery was purchased by the Labrune Family, the owner and founder of CEGEDIM. Continuing the efforts undertaken over the past fifteen years, the Labrune family intends to pursue the same strategy of producing high-quality biodynamic wines that express the finesse of their terroir.