Château Tronquoy-Lalande, One of the Oldest Wineries in Saint-Estèphe
Situated in the heart of Saint-Estèphe appellation, Château Tronquoy-Lalande, is one of the oldest wineries in the region. The winery has taken its name from the estate’s first owner, Francois Tronquoy, and the place name Lalande which means the heath. The history of the estate dates back to the 18th century, from the family of Victor Louis. During the coming decades, the estate went through various owners until the year 1968 when it was purchased by the well-known Casteja Family. In 2006, the winery was purchased by Martin Bouygues and Olivier Bouygues who are the current owners of the estate.
Talented Winemaking Team at Château Tronquoy-Lalande
The vineyard team at Château Tronquoy-Lalande is very professional and passionate about winemaking. The entire process is supervised by Hervé Berland with the main aim to deliver a high-quality product. The excellent work of the team hand-in-hand is the result of the fine wines of Château Tronquoy-Lalande. The Merlot grape grown in their vineyards is one of a kind and covers around 52% of the plantation area. With the deep layer of gravel soil and clay, the vine receives good drainage. 30 hectares of Saint Estephe vineyards at Chateau Tronquoy Lalande are planted with 52% Merlot, 39% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Petit Verdot and 3% Petit Verdot.
Come to Visit this Charming Winery in Saint-Estèphe
For the opportunity to taste unique wines, book your visit to Chateau Tronquoy-Lalande. This is an ideal place for Bordeaux wine lovers to learn about traditional winemaking methods and explore the rich soils of Saint Estèphe. In 2010, Château Tronquoy-Lalande owners immersed in a large-scale modernization program with the construction of a vast barrel hall and a new storage house equipped with a vertical press and 22 temperature-controlled stainless steel vats.