Gonzague Maurice
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Before settling in Montagne, Gonzague Maurice worked in the wine business for several years : 2  years in Sancerre and 4 years in a domain in Haut-Médoc. He then followed a specialized training course at Chevalier (Pessac-Léognan), Château Poupille (Côtes de Castillon) and Domaine de l'Île Margaux. In 2005, he decided to buy an old winery and 3.2 hectares of vines. The installation required a lot of work since the vines were in very poor condition with more than 3,000 vines to replant. The vat room was also in an average state, with functional concrete vats but a large layer of scale to be removed. Once set up, he decided to expand the estate, which currently covers 7.5 hectares in Montagne Saint Emillion, 2.5 hectares in Puisseguin Saint Emillion and 3 hectares in Côtes de Castillon.

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Une Folie

An architectural "madness" has been built on the Château de Grandchamps: a small 18th century tower that officially served as a relay for the pilgrims of Compostela, but above all as a bachelor pad for the local lord! Wink at it can be found on the different labels of Gonzague Maurice wines.

Saint-Emilion "Satellites" Appelations

These are four Saint-Emilion satellites appellations located north of Saint-Émilion in the villages of Montagne, Saint-George, Puisseguin and Lussac. They obtained the right to use the name of “Saint-Émilion” just behind the name of their village on wine bottles since 1936. That’s how the following appellations were born:

  • Montagne Saint-Émilion
  • Saint-Georges Saint-Émilion
  • Puisseguin Saint-Émilion
  • Lussac Saint-Émilion

They produce robust and full-bodied red wines.

Source and credit map : www.saint-emilion-tourisme.com