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Grand Cru Classé en 1855
Groupe SMA
Located in the communes of Macau and Ludon, Château Cantemerle, designated a great growth in the famous 1855 classification, has deep fine gravel soil. Thanks to its unique terroir, Cantemerle produces complex, well-balanced, and refined wines.

After belonging to the Villeneuve (1576-1892) and Dubos (1892-1980) families, the château was acquired in 1981 by the SMABTP, a large mutual insurance company in the construction and civil engineering sector. The estate’s long history is reflected in the château’s distinctive architecture and the magnificent grounds that surround it. Cantemerle exudes romantic charm and the vineyard has a magical feel to it.

Attractive even when quite young, the wine is rich, powerful, and smooth. It is made by an experienced and enthusiastic team using a careful blend of traditional and state-of-the-art techniques.

Managing Director
Château Cantemerle
( Haut-Médoc )
Château Cantemerle
+33 (0)5 57 97 02 82
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The Château in figures
Area under wine

91 hectares


400,000 bottles


Siliceous and deep gravel from the Quaternary Period

Grape varieties

60 % Cabernet Sauvignon

30 % Merlot

6 % Cabernet franc

4 % Petit Verdot

Barrel ageing

12-14 months

New barrels: 40%

Second wine

Allées de Cantemerle