Château Preuillac


Château Preuillac

Route d'Ordonnac
33340 Lesparre-Médoc

+33 5 56 09 00 29
+33 5 56 09 00 34

GPS coordinates
45.30638159999999 / -0.8498758000000635
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Château Preuillac

Official Vintage Selection
Gravels, limestone and clay, sand & gravels
Surface area
30 ha
Planting density
7 200 vines/ha
40 hl/ha
Grape variety
60% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc
Age of the vines
40 years

Alcoholic fermentation in 180-hectolitre temperature-controlled vats, natural yeasts, pumpings-over by manual spraying, post-fermentation maceration in barrels for 15%, the rest in wooden vats.
On the fine lees, 12 months in French oak barrels
Hand picking

110 000 bottles
Sales and marketing
France, UK, Belgium, Netherlands, China
Languages spoken
French, English
Tasting Notes
88-91/100 - Wine Spectator
What violets and dark fruit, with mineral on the nose. Medium-bodied, with a solid core of fruit and a raspberry and currant finish. Yes. —J.S

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Jean-Christophe Mau

Nom du propriétaire : Jean-François Mau & Cees Dirkzwager

My first wine memory
An old vintage of Château d'Yquem at my great-great grandfather's, after a long Christmas Eve dinner.

One word to describe my wine

The history of the Château
Château Preuillac is located in Lesparre, in the heart of the Medoc appellation. Its wines were often rewarded since the 19th century at least and the property was classified in 1932 when the classification of Crus Bourgeois was created. It is owned since 1998 by the MAU and the DIRKZWAGER families. Since then, it has been managed by Jean-Christophe Mau. Large-scale investments were dedicated to the vineyard and the winery, aiming at giving a new surge to Château Preuillac.

Food pairings for my wine
Breast of duck or entrecôte on the grill

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