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a sense of family,
an extraordinary history

Tasting our wines,
the 2018 vintage:
a great success

A magical moment
in an extraordinary place

The largest estate
in the Pomerol appellation

Château de Sales is located in the north-west of the Pomerol appellation. With 47.6 hectares (117 acres) under vine out of the 90 hectares (222 acres) that make up the property, it is the largest vineyard in the Pomerol appellation. Except for three hectares (7 acres) that were lost during the French Revolution, the property limits are the same as they were in 1578.

The majority of vines are Merlot (73%) which, combined with Cabernet Sauvignon (15%) and Cabernet Franc (12%), finds its full expression in a terroir of gravel and heat-retaining sand which also contains iron oxide. On average, planting density is 5,900 vines per hectare.

A sense of family,
an extraordinary history

As ever fewer estates remain family-owned, the largest one in Pomerol is still run by the same family as it was in the 16th century – an exception indeed in the Bordeaux region.

Tasting our wines,
the 2018 vintage:
a great success

Château de Sales wines are the expression of their terroir: fruit-driven, round and full-bodied with silky tannins, smoothness and elegance.

A magical moment
in an extraordinary place

Château de Sales is listed as a historical monument.
Come and discover an exceptional heritage and a unique family history.

Château de Sales a favourite Bordeaux wine in the GUIDE VERT DES MEILLEURS VINS DE FRANCE 2021 (2021 Green Guide to the best wines of France)

Published by La Revue du Vin de France, the guide offers a complete round-trip of French wine country in a tailored selection of 5,500 wines.

In one of the background features designed to guide readers in their discovery of the best wines of France, the Guide Vert selected Château de Sales as a favourite in the Bordeaux region.

To read the full-page article about Château de Sales in the guide, click here.

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