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La Louvière

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

Lurton-de Caix
Communication Manager
Château La Louvière
( Pessac-Léognan )
Château La Louvière
( Pessac-Léognan )
Le Faucheur
Managing Director
Château La Louvière
( Pessac-Léognan )
Château La Louvière
149, avenue de Cadaujac
+33 (0)5 56 64 75 87
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The Château in figures
Area under wine

61 hectares


Red wine : 150 000 bouteilles

White wine : 55 000 bouteilles


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

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