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Château De Sales,
A sense of family

Jours de Chasse No. 73 – October 2018

When he purchased the estate in the late 15th century, did Bertrand de Sauvanelle think that his descendants would still own it 550 years later? However that may be, after more than five centuries of family management, passed down through the distaff side, it is one of very few estates in the Bordeaux region to have remained in the same family…

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2017 vintage

“Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black core. Well-structured but closed nose, hints of dark berries and figs, discreet chocolate aroma in the background. On the palate fine acidity, ripe but tight tannins, medium aromatic expression and medium length.“ Markus Del Monego

2016 vintage

New impetus at this historical estate made 2016 a pivotal year. This wine combines many qualities in perfect harmony: elegant, clear and fragrant, already very seductive, it also has good length and presence on the palate.

2010 vintage

Nose on red fruit, vanilla and mocha with hints of humus and blood orange. A taut, deep, ample and intense wine, with some signs of ageing, round tannins and a long finish.