Presentation of an AOC Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux leader
Château Lacaussade Saint-Martin is a wonderful property which originated in the 19th century. Bought in 1991 by Jacques and Sabrina CHARDAT, the vineyard of 18 hectares has been progressively extended with purchase of plots and new plantings to extend to 40 hectares today.
Oenologist graduated from the University of Bordeaux, Jacques Chardat realized his dream: to awaken a prestigious terroir with a determination and a faultless determination an unwavering commitment , and make known to all amateur enthusiasts a wine full of charm and fineness
The vineyard and the soil
The vineyard is located 40 km north of Bordeaux along the Gironde estuary, on the Right Bank, front of Grands Crus Classés of Médoc. The vineyards are located on the hill along the river. Thanks to this the vineyard profits of a very good conditions as the mild temperatures and an extraordinary brightness.
The most beautiful hill just above the river, facing south allows the top to admire both the size of the estuary and the towers of the villages of St Julien and Pauillac and Blaye Citadel built by Vauban, which is now classified by UNESCO as World Heritage by the Humanity. Our vineyard are also one part of this great heritage.
Rock ! Limestone! The famous limestone vein from Blaye due North, along the Gironde Estuary. On the surface, a layer of gray clay mixed with limestone pebbles and fossils sea urchins. A poor soil, ideal for vines of Merlot and Cabernet.
A dynamic team manages the property whose goal is perfection
In the vineyard is worked with respect for the environment, by using traditional farming methods and modern equipment. Our daily obsession is to obtain a finely crafted grape, healthy, ripe and filled with aromatic richness. The vinification is carried out by our winemaker, Eric Delacroix. With Jacques Chardat, they make every effort to make Lacaussade Saint-Martin, White or Red, an undisputed reference in the region.
Our product range: AOC Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux Red and White
Previously known as Premières Côtes de Blaye before the Label's renaming in 2009, the Chateau Lacaussade Saint-Martin teams manufacture pleasurable, long-lasting wine.
The "Traditionnal" range
Chateau Lacaussade Saint-Martin White
"An elegant wine, fruity, frank and sharp. Best when young, around 2 or 3 years as an appetizer drink or while eating, followed with a salad, seafood, grilled fish or white meat"
Chateau Lacaussade Saint-Martin Red
"A fruity wine, with the aroma of red berries, with a great, lengthy taste. A pleasurable wine to drink with red meat, game or cheese."
The Trois Moulins range
Chateau Lacaussade Saint-Martin "Trois Moulins" White
"A very complex wine, with a mellow woodiness and laden with exotic and candied fruit aroma. A great aging aptitude. Goes amazingly together with foie gras, scallop, fish with sauce or white meat, but can also be enjoyed as a pre-lunch drink."
Chateau Lacaussade Saint-Martin "Trois Moulins" Red
"vin de garde (for aging), dense and rich, with a complex bouquet coupling a woody and fruity taste. It matches duck breast with porcini mushrooms, rabbit with prunes, haunch of venison or roast beef perfectly."
... Since 2006, 11 Gold medals and 14 Silver medals awarded by the greatest wine challenges and 8 stars in the Guide Hachette ...