In the middle of the XVIII century, the property belonged to Gabriel Ferri�re, illustrious member of the court of Louis XV. It remained in the family until 1914, when it was sold to Armand Feuillerat, the owner of Chateau Marquis de Terme, another Grand Cru Class� of Margaux. From 1952, the property was rented and the operations were directed by Alexis Lichine. The wine was vinified at Chateau Lascombes. In 1988, the Villars family bought the vineyards and the ch�teau, but the long term rent only ended in 1992. The family then took over the operations of the vineyard and winemaking. With its 16 hectares of vineyards, Chateau Ferriere has one of the smallest property of the Grands Crus Class�s in 1855. Today, Claire Villars-Lurton is at the origin of this revival. She works with the greatest fineness and succeeded to reveal in her wine the exceptional terroir of Chateau Ferriere. The vintage is certified organic and is in the process of certification in biodynamics. Deep gravels on limestone substrate 51 % cabernet sauvignon, 41 % merlot, 2 % cabernet franc and 6% petit verdot 45 years 10 000 plants/ha Hand picking Fermentation on skins 19 to 24 days Traditional in concrete and wooden vats, whose volumes are proportional to the plots 67 % cabernet sauvignon, 30 % merlot, 3 % petit verdot In oak barrels during 18 months. 40 % of new oak

Margaux

R1 245,00Price
  • Ch�teau Ferreiere

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