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Château de Marsan

Bordeaux Supérieur rouge

Pierre de Marsan was a descendant of the Viscounts of Marsan, founders of the town of Mont-de-Marsan in the Landes department. In 1630, he married a wealthy heiress whose dowry included a large property in Lestiac. This estate began producing wine in the 17th century.
The Gonfrier family purchased this property in 1962, extending its vineyards over the coming years. Château de Marsan is the company’s flagship wine estate.

The Bordeaux Supérieur appellation comprises vines bordering the Garonne River near the château. This is a round fleshy wine, pleasant to drink even at an early age.


A.O.C. : Bordeaux Supérieur rouge

District : Lestiac-sur-Garonne

Vineyard surface area : 15 hectares

Terroir : Clayey-gravelly slopes

Grape varieties : 80% Merlot, 20% 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 soils’ vitality and biodiversity. Manual “green pruning”, for a homogeneous distribution and proper aeration of the grape bunches. Mechanical grape harvesting.


The entire vineyard is managed using sustainable viticulture, certified as HVE3 (High Environmental Value), and we are committed to a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approach certified by Ecovadis.

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 during 15 days on average, for controlled extraction.

Ageing : Half in French-oak barrels, half in stainless-steel tanks.

Tasting notes :
This Bordeaux Supérieur offers ripe fruity aromas and a lovely balance in the mouth. Supple tannins.
Perfect for red meats and roasted poultry.

Medals & Awards :

2019 Vintage

  • Gold Medal, Concours des Vins de Bordeaux 2021
  • James Suckling : 88 PTS

2020 Vintage

  • Gold Medal, Concours des Vins de Bordeaux 2022
  • 1 Star, Guide Hachette des Vins 2023

2022 Vintage 

  • Silver Medal, Concours des Vins de Bordeaux 2024