Les Celliers de Bordeaux Benauge
Over the years, the Ducourt family has boosted its activities and transformed this family vineyard into one of the largest wine enterprises in Bordeaux (450 hectares, 14 chateaus across six different AOCs).
A few key milestones:
1973: Bottling and shipping unit created for the first bottles, export activities launched
1994: Acquisition of Château Plaisance, 17.5 hectares in Montagne – Saint-Emilion
2001: Acquisition of Château Des Demoiselles (in Castillon Côtes-de-Bordeaux) and Château Jacques Noir (in Saint-Emilion).
ISO 9001 quality certification under this company management standard ensures top-level expertise and customer satisfaction.
Sustainable agriculture: In order to ensure transparency, all of its estates have held sustainable agriculture certification since 2004, for respecting and preserving the environment and human safety.
ISO 14001 environmental certification, a sustainable and evolving management system to minimise the impact of our environmental activities as far as possible and gradually improve performance as regards waste, discharge, power consumption, raw material and natural resource usage, and local flora and fauna preservation.
In the vines
High-quality grapes are vital for making a good wine. All vines are afforded great care and attention in order to draw out the best that every terroir has to offer. Combining historic common sense with the latest technological advances enables increasingly precise and environmentally-friendly work.
In the winery
The vineyard cellar masters have incorporated modern winemaking techniques whilst retaining local typical character, in order to make authentic gourmet wines reflecting the terroir where they were created.
Innovation is in the family’s DNA. They love to invent new concepts, break out of routine and test new methods that allow them to boost their expertise even further. They are constantly paying attention to you as the customer, your desires, and consumption trends across the globe.
PDO Bordeaux – Château de Beauregard Bordeaux Ducourt – rosé – 2016
PDO Montagne St Emilion Château Plaisance – red – 2014
Flavoured wine-based drink – Blanc Limé
Flavoured wine-based drink – Rosé Limé