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Château
Destieux

Saint émilion grand cru

Located on one of the two highest points of Saint-Emilion, the estate covers 8.12 hectares (20 acres) in one single block and looks out over superb landscapes at a 360 degree angle that ensures ideal exposure to sunshine for the vines.

CHÂTEAU DESTIEUX
LIEU DIT DESTIEUX
33330 SAINT HIPPOLYTE
+33 557247744



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Owner

Christian DAURIAC

History

1971

In this year Château Destieux was purchased by Madame Dauriac. Her son, Christian Dauriac, a qualified œnologist and a clinical biologist, was busy juggling his two passions: wine and medicine.

1976

First vinification of Château Destieux by Christian Dauriac. ‘Destieux is the product of art, patience, time and my passion’. (Christian Dauriac).

2006

Promotion of Château Destieux to the rank of Grand Cru Classé in the Saint Emilion classification. Christian Dauriac, being passionate about wine and having a scientific nature, was stimulated by the technical nature of vine-growing and wine-making.

2014

Château Destieux won for the second consecutive time the 14th Saint-Emilion Grands Crus Classés trophy during Vinexpo Asia Pacific 2014, with the 2009, 2010 and 2011 vintages.

Key Figures

Grape COmposition

66% Merlot, 17% Cabernet Franc and 17% Cabernet Sauvignon

Soils

Clay-limestone soils. At the top of the plateau, they are lightly covered by a fine layer of silica.

Surface Area

8.12 hectares (20 acres) in one single block.

Château
Destieux

To visit the estate, Château Destieux will be pleased to welcome you with a previously arranged appointment. Its new tasting room will enable you to discover its wines, while enjoying a superb view of our vines and of the Dordogne Valley.

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