Château de Jonzac, the Story of Winery Brand Creation

The story of Gautret Family begins in the maritime region of Saintonge in 1780 and proceeds to the time when the family became the owners of beautiful Château de Jonzac in 1818. In 1847, the “Eaux de Vie” wine business was founded by Jules Gautret and the wine production of this estate was born. In the beginning, Gautret built new cellars and constructed the distillery and started selling the Cognac, as well as the creation of their winerys exclusive brand, “Château de Jonzac”. In the following years, Château de Jonzac started to export to northern European markets, particularly Norway as well as key Latin American markets, mainly Mexico. In early 1895, Jules Gautret was awarded a gold medal at the famous Bordeaux Universal Exhibition for the excellent production of Château de Jonzac Euax de Vie.

Château de Jonzac, a Member of Oceania Cooperative Group

The tradition of winemaking at Château de Jonzac continued with the world’s most beautiful grape varieties from the local area. Nowadays the winery continues to produce renowned wine spirits Eaux de Vie. Jules Gautret is part of the Oceania Cooperative Group. The group covers over a third of the Charente vineyards and is the primary company in Charente Vins de Pays with a great reputation in France and abroad. The wines division of Jules Gautret integrates around 1,250 winegrowers, 300 of which hold contracts with the cooperative three wineries which are Saint Sornin, Siecq, and Saint-Sulpice de Royan. Château de Jonzac is also includes the devoted advisors of agriculture, one distillery, and the winemaking facilities with three subsidiaries in the marketing.

Book Your Visit in Château de Jonzac

You will experience the wine elegance and unique experience of wine tasting ay Château de Jonzac. The spirits may attract you with their black raisins, oak, fruit foward and candies nut tones. Experience aspects of harmony, natural distinct aromas, dried fruits, and power in the wines of Château de Jonzac.

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Services / Facilities:
Reduced Mobility Access available Reduced Mobility Access
Not Organic Producer Organic Producer
Resaurant Unavailable Has Restaurant
Hotel Accommodation Unavailable Has Hotel
Kids Activities available Kids Activities
Pets Not Allowed Pets Allowed
Bus Parking Available Bus Parking
Appellation:
AOC Cognac, IGP Vin De Pays De l'Atlantique
Wine Types:
Red Wine, White Wine, Rose Wine,
Grape Varieties:

Ugni Blanc, Folle Blanche, Colombard, Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

Location:
Rue du Château, 17500 Jonzac, France See it on map
Visiting Hours:

Saint-Sulpice de Royan's cellar

- From the 1st April 2019 to the 5th July 2019 and from the 2nd September 2019 to 27th September 2019 (except the 22nd April 2019 and the 1st May 2019)

Monday to Friday: Visit at 11:00 or 15:00
Saturdays and Sundays: Closed

- From the 8th July 2019 to the 30th August 2019

Monday to Friday: Visit at 11:00 or 15:00 or 17:30
Saturdays: Only possible for "The Magic Cognac and Pineau des Charentes" at 11:00.
Sunday: Closed

- For other dates and times: by prior reservation only for "The Magic Cognac and Pineau des Charentes" and "The Treasures of Cognac"

Siecq's cellar

- From the 23rd April to the 27th September 2019 (except on public holidays)

Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Friday: Visit at 11:00 or 15:30
Saturdays and Sunday: Closed

- For other dates and times: by prior reservation for "The Magic Cognac and Pineau des Charentes" and "The Treasures of Cognac"

Spoken Languages: English Français

Our Wine Experiences

Enter the fascinating world of wine at Jules Gautret through one of our activities: choose the experience that thrills you most

Jules Gautret

Cognac and Pineau des Charentes tasting and tour at Jules Gautret

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2 Rue des Roseaux, 17200 Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan, France

Jules Gautret

Cognac tasting and tour of the treasures at Jules Gautret

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2 Rue des Roseaux, 17200 Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan, France

Jules Gautret

Wine tasting and tour at Jules Gautret

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2 Rue des Roseaux, 17200 Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan, France

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