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Grand Cru Classé en 1855
S.A Château Dauzac - M.A.I.F
Château Dauzac has inherited a long tradition of innovation.

The estate’s history is full of visionaries with new ideas that have enabled Dauzac’s outstanding terroir to come through in the wine.

1685: wine merchant Paul Drouillard transforms Dauzac into one of the finest wine estates in the Médoc 1855: the Wiebroock family, who had acquired the estate in 1841, obtain recognition of Château Dauzac in the famous classification.

1863: the Johnstons, also owners of Château Ducru-Beaucaillou, perfect the famous bouillie bordelaise (copper sulphate soution) at Dauza, thereby helping to save the European vineyards from destruction.

1929: Jean-Jacques Bernat acquires the estate. He was the first to practise temperature control during fermentation by using blocks of ice.

1988, the MAIF (or Mutuelle d’Assurance des Instituteurs de France) mutual insurance company acquires the estate.

2013: Dauzac’s new Managing Director, Laurent Fortin, institutes a development plan to strengthen the estate’s position and enhance the renaissance of this unique great growth.

Managing Director
Château Dauzac
( Margaux )
Château Dauzac
1 avenue Georges Johnston
+33 (0)5 57 88 32 10
The Château in figures
Area under wine

49 hectares


115 000 bottles


Deep gravel

Grape varieties

68 % Cabernet Sauvignon

32 % Merlot

Barrel ageing

16-18 months depending on tasting evaluation

New barrels: 65-70%

Second wine

Aurore de Dauzac