Vignobles gonfrier

  • Château Lestiac

Château de Lestiac

Bordeaux rouge

Château de Lestiac carries the same name as the district in which it is located, 25 kilometers southeast of Bordeaux, on the right bank of the Garonne River. The wine is vinified at Château de Marsan, home to the estate’s headquarters and the winery facilities built by the Gonfrier family.


A.O.C. : Bordeaux rouge

Districts : Lestiac-sur-Garonne

Vineyard surface area : 10 hectares

Terroir : Clayey-gravelly slopes

Grape varieties :  85% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon

Average vine age : 20 years

Viticulture : Traditional Bordeaux-style vine training, with two canes and a flat arch. Controlled grassing-down of the vine rows or mechanical working of the soil, to improve the soilsvitality and biodiversity. Manual “green pruning”, for a homogeneous distribution and proper aeration of the grape bunches. Mechanical grapeharvesting.

Sustainable farming methods are applied to the entire vineyard, which
HVE3 (“High Environmental Value”), and Terra Vitis certification.

Vinification : Destemming, crushing and vatting. Cold pre-fermentation maceration during 72 hours, to delicately extract colour and fruitiness. Fermentation and maceration in stainless-steel, temperature-controlled tanks for a period of 2 to 3 weeks.

Ageing : 6 months in barrels and in tanks.

Tasting notes:
fruity, supple and harmonious wine with well-melted tannins. A pleasure to share with friends around a good grilled meat.

Medals & Awards :

2018 Vintage

  • Gold Medal, Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2019

2020 Vintage

  • 2 Stars, Le Guide Hachette des Vins 2023