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Château
La Louvière

Pessac-Léognan
S.A.S. Les Vignobles André Lurton
Located fourteen kilometres south of the city of Bordeaux, in the heart of the Pessac-Léognan appellation, Château La Louvière’s history goes back seven centuries.

Records show that wine was already made here in 1310. However, the vineyard as we know it today dates from the early 16th century. In 1620, the Carthusian monks who inherited the estate contributed their experience and expertise to producing wines that acquired an international reputation.

In 1791, Jean-Baptiste Mareilhac, a rich négociant, purchased the property during the French Revolution and built the presentday château in a pure neoclassical style. It is now a listed historic monument.

André Lurton became the owner of La Louvière in 1965 and has worked tirelessly to restore the estate’s former splendour. Christine Lurton-de Caix became La Louvière’s ambassadress in 2014 in the context of Vignobles André Lurton’s Grands Crus division.

Terroir-based vineyard management, environmentally-friendly viticultural practices, and traditional winemaking methods coupled with the judicious use of modern techniques enable La Louvière to produce dry white and red wines of great character

Christine
Lurton-de Caix
Communication Manager
Château La Louvière
( Pessac-Léognan )
André
Lurton
Owner
Château La Louvière
( Pessac-Léognan )
Pascal
Le Faucheur
Managing Director
Château La Louvière
( Pessac-Léognan )
Château La Louvière
149, avenue de Cadaujac
  - 
33850
 
Léognan
Tel.
+33 (0)5 56 64 75 87
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Area under wine

61 hectares
 

Production

Red wine : 150 000 bouteilles

White wine : 55 000 bouteilles
 

Soil

Gravel and silica with limestone at the bottom of the slope

Grape varieties

Red wine :

58 % Cabernet Sauvignon

42 % Merlot


White wine :

85 % Sauvignon

15 % Sémillon
 

Barrel ageing

Red wine: 12-18 months

White wine: 10 months

 

New barrels:

Red wine: 40-50 %

White wine: 30 %

Second wine

L de La Louvière