Château Pavie Macquin
Thisestate was founded by Albert Macquin (1852-1911), who studied viticulture at Paris-Grignon and Montpellier, and became a specialist in grafting and rootstocks. Saint-Émilion can be grateful to him for introducing grafted vines, which saved the vineyards from ruin by phylloxera in the late 19th century.
Owned by the Corre-Macquin family, the vineyard has a prime location atop the plateau overlooking the limestone ledge of the Côte de Saint-Émilion. Facing westward, opposite the medieval town, Pavie Maquin overlooks the small Fongaban Valley.
The clay-limestone soil on asteriated limestone bedrock provides superb natural drainage and regular water supply.
The high concentration of clay makes the wine strong, full-bodied and generous.
One of Saint-Émilion’s model châteaux, this beautiful estate uses traditional methods in the vineyard and cellar as well as selected modern techniques.
Origin can be beautiful; however, true beauty is in the conclusion of things.
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