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Château
Maucaillou

Moulis-en-Médoc
S.A.S Château Maucaillou
Coinciding with a veritable family saga, Château Maucaillou’s history reflects both patience and passion.

The château was built in 1875 in a very Baroque style that was popular at the time. It was surrounded by five hectares of vines.

The Dourthe brothers, Roger and André, devoted their efforts to expanding the vineyard when they arrived at the estate in 1929, succeeding in attaining twenty hectares in 1967. At this point, Roger’s son, Philippe, became manager. He added a further 67 hectares over a forty-year period, including vines on the three finest rises in Moulis. In 2007, Philippe Dourthe handed over management to his children Caroline, Pascal, and Magali. A fully-qualified team respectful of the Dourthe winemaking philosophy is now in control. A draconian selection at harvest time, precision winemaking in temperature-controlled vats, and careful ageing in barrel produce wines with a sumptuous colour, as well as rich, concentrated aromas, subtle tannin, and an astonishingly long aftertaste.

Château Maucaillou has won numerous medals and regularly receives good reviews from critics.

Pascal
Dourthe
President of the Board of Directors
Château Maucaillou
( Moulis-en-Médoc )
Magali
Dourthe
Technical Director
Château Maucaillou
( Moulis-en-Médoc )
Cyril
Forget
Director of Communication
Château Maucaillou
( Moulis-en-Médoc )
Château Maucaillou
33480
 
Moulis-en-Médoc
Tel.
+33 (0)5 56 58 01 23
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The Château in figures
Area under wine

87 hectares
 

Production

300,000 bottles
 

Soil

75% Günz gravel and 25% clay-limestone
 

Grape varieties

51 % Cabernet Sauvignon

42 % Merlot

7 % Petit Verdot
 

Barrel ageing

14-16 months

New barrels: 30-40%
 

Second wine

Numéro 2 de Maucaillou