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Château
Faugères

Saint émilion grand cru

Château Faugères, a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé covering 37 hectares (91 acres), nestles within a spectacular natural amphitheatre made up of limestone plateau and a clay-limestone slope.

CHÂTEAU FAUGÈRES
LIEU-DIT FAUGÈRES
33330 SAINT-ETIENNE-DE-LISSE
+33 (0)5 57 40 34 99



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Owner

Silvio Denz

History

17TH CENTURY

The first cellars of Château Faugères were built during this century

19TH CENTURY

The estate was owned at this time by the Esquissaud family, then by Guisez (a cousin of the last Esquissaud descendant)

2005

Château Faugères was acquired by Silvio Denz, the Chairman of the Lalique group

2009

Inauguration of the contemporary, gravity-flow cellars designed by the famous Swiss architect Mario Botta

2012

Château Faugères was ranked Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

Key Figures

Grape COmposition

85% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon

Soils

Limestone plateau (marl-rich clay-limestone soils over an asteria limestone subsoil) and a clay-limestone slope (marl over clay-limestone molasse)

Surface Area

37 hectares (91 acres)

Château
Faugères

A tour of the estate begins with an introduction to the history of Vignobles Silvio Denz, followed by a visit to the cathedral-like cellars designed by the Swiss architect Mario Botta, and then finishing with a tasting of the wines of Vignobles Silvio Denz.

Several types of tours are offered. You can find out more details by contacting our wine tourism department.

Tours are organised for groups of between 2 and 15 persons. These last for between one and one and a half hours and are by appointment only.

 

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