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”.
A FAMILY PROPERTY
a property on the north side of Saint-Emilion
Located on the right bank of Bordeaux, Chateau Cap de Mourlin is located on the northern slope of Saint-Émilion. On a clayey limestone and clayey siliceous soil, spread over 14 hectares of vineyardsThe vineyard was founded in the 16th century. Directed by Jacques CapdemourlinChâteau Cap de Mourlin continues its rise to become one of the leading names in the Saint-Emilion appellation. The grape variety of the domain is dominated by the presence of Merlot(65%), completed by Cabernet Franc (25%) and Cabernet Sauvignon(10%).
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 PROPERTY TO DISCOVER
Owner of Château Cap de Mourlin since 1635, the Cap de Mourlin family has, over the generations, broadened its range of vineyards and developed a real anchor for the wines of Saint-Emilion.
A thermo-regulated cellar that meets the requirements of perfection to produce a wine that charms the palate.
A cellar of breeding allowing the wine to take its time to reveal all these aromas.