Three Marvelous Estates all in One of the Region’s Oldest Wineries
Dubourdieu family runs Denis Dubourdieu Domaines, one of the oldest wineries in the region. The wine locates around the Garonne River, which is around 35 km to the southeast of Bordeaux. The Denis Dubourdieu Domaines owns three estates, which are The Barsac located in Sauternes, Pujols-sur-Ciron and Illats in Graves, and Béguey and Laroque in Cadillac-Côtes de Bordeaux.
The Pope of White Wine
Denis Dubourdieu and his wife Florence followed the footsteps of his winemaking father and grandfather. Denis died in 2016, and he was a very famous French wine expert. He was called as “The Pope of White Wine” for his vinification efforts. His wife and his two sons have continued the winemaking tradition of their family in his honor.
Vineyard and Wine Specifications
Denis Dubourdieu Domaines plants an average 7,000 vines per hectare. Each plot of the winery produces a wine with a unique taste and texture depending on the soul nature and exposition. The winery preserves to a precise and sensible winemaking process, they age wines for more than 40 years already. Their white wines are dry or sweet, bursting with fruity aromas. The whites reflect the combination of power and freshness in an infinite youth. On the other hand, the red wines of the winery have deep colors and plenty of fruit and spices. Denis Dubourdieu Domaines wines are in perfect harmony and balance with refreshing tannins and a silky texture. The winery welcomes guests throughout the year. You can visit their vineyards to watch them making wines and for tasting their products. The winery conducts wine tasting events now and then. It’s a great opportunity for wine enthusiasts who love to explore the wineries.