BALESTARD LA TONNELLE
classified great vintage
A WINE WITH A STRONG STYLE
With exquisite finesse and generosity, Château Balestard La Tonnelle is a rich, intense and structured wine. The finish is exquisite. The reputation of this wine is very old since in the 15th century, François Villon already mentioned it in a poem that appears on the label, speaking of “divine nectar”.
AN EXCEPTIONAL VIEW
AN EXCEPTIONAL VIEW
a property on the heights of saint-emilion
Located on the right bank of Bordeaux, Château Balestard La Tonnelle is located on the clay-limestone plateau of Saint-Émilion. Extended on 10.5 hectares of vineyardsThe vineyard was founded in the 15th century. Directed by Jacques CapdemourlinChâteau Balestard La Tonnelle continues its rise to become one of Saint-Emilion’s leading names. The grape variety of the domain is dominated by the presence of Merlot(67%), completed by Cabernet Franc (10%) and Cabernet Sauvignon(23%).
A family heritage
The generations follow one another…
In 1974, Jacques Capdemourlin took over the management of the Capdemourlin vineyards.
Very active in all local institutions, Jacques Capdemourlin’s main objective is to promote the Saint-Emilion appellation.
Located on an exceptional terroir, the vineyard of Château Balestard la Tonnelle is always the concern of the vineyard manager who adapts the work in the vineyard according to the climatic changes.
A new challenge for Balestard!
Respectful of tradition, the cellar masters succeed one another and maintain the quality of the wines by giving them an identity, a unique character.
A SITE TO VISIT
The 15th century watchtower welcomes visitors.
The Château Balestard La Tonnelle a rich architectural heritage.
A bioclimatic cellar that meets the requirements of perfection to produce a “divine nectar”.
A reception room allowing to welcome visitors in the best conditions close to the vineyards
A unique place built in the rock of Saint-Emilion