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1957*

Château
de Goëlane

The simple pleasures

A meeting took place

In 1957, Pierre Castel’s brother Angel drove through the hillsides of Saint-Léon at the wheel of his 2CV. He fell in love with this property, the first to be acquired by the Castel family

Caretaker’s Lodge

A small cottage with a red and white façade stands to one side of the château, adding a touch of colour. A delightful contrast to the mediaeval surroundings…

Bottle

Mythical birds

Visitors to the Château are greeted at the gates by a series of sculpted mythical birds; these have become a symbol of the property, and embellish the stairs and magnificent wooden door.

From now on they will also be featuring on Château de Goëlane bottle capsules.

Chai

A new project for Château de Goëlane

With their arched windows and cut-stone walls, the winery buildings bear witness to a bygone era. In 2019, however, they will be joined by a state-of-the-art tank room, the next step in the château’s journey through time…

The vineyard

  • Surface area : The property comprises 90 hectares, with 71 hectares under vine in one contiguous block
  • High planting density : 6,000 – 7,000 vines per hectare
  • Soils : Chalky clay and siliceous clay slopes
  • Encépagement : 75% Merlot, 23% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petit Verdot
  • Accreditations : Terra Vitis accredited since 2012
* date of acquisition of the chateaux

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