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Chateau Bourdieu Blaye
France - Bordeaux

On his way to the boarding school, each week, Luc Schweitzer drove past Château Bourdieu. When he became a winegrower, following his parents’ footsteps, he decided to buy the property in 1993. The expert winegrower noticed the quality of the argilo-calcareous soil. He rapidly took some measures at the same level of his ambition carrying out great works. At the end of the first harvest, he had a new cellar built parallel to the old one, extending the surface to 12,002 sq meters. Luc Schweitzer believes that up-to-date and cutting-edge production tools are essential to fulfill his objectives.

Passionate and willing to produce high quality wines, Luc Schweitzer decided to enlarge the vineyard that originally spread over 49,42 acres. With the addition of high quality plots bought on the Berson parish, the vineyard now counts 185,33 acres and is cultivated owing to his owner’s ambition : bring the best of the appellation.

Luc has been joined by his two sons Richard and Ludovic.

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Producer Details
Founded
1993
Wine Production Area
France - Bordeaux - Cotes de Bordeaux - Blaye AOC
Owners
Luc Schweitzer
Acreage
185,33
Grape Varietal(s)
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec