Domaine de Baronarques was bought by the Baroness
Domaine de Baronarques was established in 1998 when Baroness Philippine de Rothschild bought the estate with her two sons, Philippe Sereys de Rothschild and Julian de Beaumarchais de Rothschild, and renamed it. They started a five-year project for the renovation of the winemaking facility and the vineyards. Her daughter, Camille Sereys de Rothschild, joined the family business in 2014. In July 2018, a new barrel hall was inaugurated with all the best features for winemaking and bottling.
Blend of Numerous Grape Varieties
The vineyards are in Saint-Polycarpe and are planted over a 43-hectare area. The vineyard is influenced by the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean with optimum rainfall and sunlight. The soil comprises of limestone and clay. Bordeaux varieties Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, grow along with Syrah, Grenache, and Malbec for the red wines and 100% Chardonnay for the white wine. This blend of numerous grape varieties is a key ingredient for the production of unique, intense, and complex wines, still faithful to their origin terroir.
Winery is equipped with the Latest Technology
The vat room here has eight concrete vats and 26 stainless steel vats, which are temperature-controlled. Grapes are sorted and then fed to the vats through gravity. Alcoholic fermentation is done for eight days. Wines are aged in oak barrels to attain the required taste and structure. Red wine is aged for almost a year, while white wines are aged for around nine months. The winery is open for guests and visitors and organizes exciting guided tours and tastings.