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Château
Sansonnet

Saint émilion grand cru

Château Sansonnet is located on the top of the Saint-Emilion clay-limestone plateau. The vineyard covers 7 hectares (17 acres) surrounding the property. Its outstanding terroir offers elegant and harmonious wines.

LIEU-DIT SANSONNET
33330 SAINT-EMILION
+33 (0)9 60 12 95 17



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Owner

Marie and Christophe Lefévère

History

1846

Château Sansonnet belonged to the Duke of Decazes, a Pair de France (direct descendant of the Royal Family) and a Head of Government in the reign of Louis XVIII.

1850

The first edition of Féret’s “Bordeaux and its Wines” placed Château Sansonnet among the greatest wines of Saint-Emilion.

2012

Château Sansonnet recovered its rank of Grand Cru Classé, which it lost in 1996.

2017

The estate was awarded High Environmental Value Level 3 certification.

Key Figures

Grape COmposition

85% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc and 7% Cabernet Sauvignon

Soils

Located at the top of the clay-limestone plateau

Surface Area

7 hectares (17 acres) in one single block

Château
Sansonnet

Château Sansonnet welcomes visitors by appointment. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

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