Château La Tour de Bessan

45 Route d'Arsac, 33460 Cantenac

  • History and Wines of the Château La Tour de Bessan

    Cru Bourgeois from Margaux, Château La Tour de Bessan is owned by Marie-Laure Lurton. Oenologist by training, she took over from his father, Lucien Lurton in 1992.
    The vineyard covers 32 hectares planted three main varieties of the Médoc: Cabernet Sauvignon 58%, Cabernet Franc 10% Merlot and 32%. The terroir of deep Quaternary is typical of the AOC Margaux. The area is part of a process of rational cultivation of the vineyard. He got his first "Terra Vitis" certification in 2003 and it has been consistently renewed since.
    The wines produced at Château La Tour de Bessan are characterized by subtle aromas of red fruits and flowers (peony and violet) and the finesse and elegance of their tannins. Production buildings have an amazing history: originally a building telecommunications drafted in 1934, which was renovated in 1999 in place of vinification, aging and Hospitality Château La Tour de Bessan is resolutely. in modernity without abandoning traditional techniques.

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