The Chateau Loudenne- Winery located in the World-Famous Bordeaux region of France
The Chateau Loudenne winery and estate is located in the world-famous Bordeaux wine making region of France. The Chateau Loudenne is famously known as the Pink Chateau of the Medoc Region. The Chateau became famous during the 1920s for hosting some of the region’s most fashionable residents many famous parties and events.
Not only is the Chateau famous for its history but also for its Victorian style wine cellar located in a beautiful garden with stunning views of the Gironde estuary. The Chateau also houses its own private harbour.
Geographic location of the Winery
The geographic location of the Chateau Loudenne winery is at the heart of the Medoc region, on the banks of the Girode Estuary. The situation of the estate on the riverbanks provides an exceptional terroir for wine growing that is rich in gravel. The estuary also as a positive impact on the climate of the region, providing warm Spring months that keep away the front and warm Autumns that allow the grapes to ripen. The cooler summers reduce the negative impacts of potential heat waves in the area. The dry breeze that reaches the estuary from the Atlantic Ocean helps to keep the leaves dry and prevents the onset of mildew.
Red and White Grape Vineyards
The Chateau Loudenne winery covers 132 hectares of land of which 62 are planted with wines. Of these 62 hectares, 48 are dedicated to red wines with 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 46% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot. A smaller 14 hectares are dedicated to white grape vineyards, 75% are Sauvignon Blanc and 25% Semillon.