Classified Growth (Grand Cru Classé)
The vineyard of Chateau Pedesclaux is located on the gravel plateau overlooking the town of Pauillac, and is adjacent to
Mouton Rothschild, Lafite Rothschild and Pontet Canet.
The chateau was created at the beginning of the 19th century, in 1810, by Mr. Urbain Pierre Pedesclaux, a well-known wine broker in Bordeaux.
The chateau is classified since 1855 as a Fifth Grand Cru Classé.
In 1950 Lucien Jugla, a tenant farmer, purchased the Chateau Pedesclaux. The second label of this wine castle (Lucien de Pedesclaux) is named after him.
Since 1996, the estate has been administered by his relatives and together they pursue a major goal, the quality. Renovation of the grape reception process,
restoration of the vat-room and the wine-making facilities as well as completion of the barrel cellars, the tasting room and the offices has been achieved.
Nowadays, the wine castle makes a total transformation to have 5 rooms. Its visitors will have possibility to have a rest in April 2006.
Chateau Pedesclaux wine varieties:
Location: Pauillac, Bordeaux region - France
- 50% Cabernet Sauvignon
- 45% Merlot
- 5% Cabernet Franc
Average age of the vine: 35years
Vineyard area: 28 hectares
Average production: 170 000 bottles (all the wines are estate-bottles)
Opening hours: from Monday to Saturday 10.30 - 15.30
Closed on sundays and hollidays, during winter (october-april) closed also on saturdays
Wine tasting reservations
Chateau Pedesclaux offers guided tours (English-French) and wine tasting with direct sale of some vintages. The tasting room is designed as a gallery where different artists exhibit their
works every month. Admission fee is €4, children under 15 free entrance. Maximum of persons: 10
Tel: +33 (0) 5 56 59 22 59