Château Hourtin-Ducasse

Haut-Médoc

AOC

Gourmet Tour

L'Apéro in the chais

After a guided tour in the cellars where we will tell you how we take care of our vines and wines, we will sit around a plate of local products (sausage, grenier from Médoc, cheese…) and taste 4 of our vintages, including the En Primeur wine that we did prepare together from the barrels. We will compare the character of each other. To finish, 2 nice fresh flavours: Les Roses de Marie, our rosé, and noGGIN, our spirit drink, both made from grapes grown on our terroir.
 

8€ per person
  •   1h30
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Gourmet Tour

L'Apéro in the fields

If the weather allows it, while strolling through the vineyards, we will focus on our grape varieties as well as on the techniques of conservation agriculture. Then, sitting between two rows of vine, with a plate of local products, we will taste 4 vintages, including the En Primeur wine previously taken from the barrels. We will compare their personalities. To finish, 2 nice fresh flavours: Les Roses de Marie, our rosé, and noGGIN, our spirit drink, both made from grapes grown on our terroir.  
 

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Outstanding Service

L'Ampélo... or The Ampelography

… to understand everything about our grape varieties and our blending and maturing techniques. We will take together from the barrels a sample of the En Primeur wine and a sample of each single grape wine. Thus, having also a berry of each grape, we will be able to compare the richness’s and contributions of each one. Then at the Wine Bar we will taste 3 more vintages with a plate of local products and 2 nice fresh flavours: Les Roses de Marie, our rosé, and noGGIN, our spirit drink, both made from grapes grown on our terroir..

15€ per person
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Group tour and wine tasting

The Taste of our Grapes

On April 6 and 7, more than 60 Châteaux open their doors to welcome you. At the Château Hourtin-Ducasse, visit of the chais then tasting of the different expression given by the grapes of our terroir: with our Haut-Médoc, 2011, 2013 and 2016 vintages, then our rosé, Les Roses de Marie 2018, and finally our spirit, noGGIN 2018… around a gourmet platter.

Free
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Special evening event

The Taste of our Grapes - evening

On Saturday, April 6, from 8pm, tasting of several vintages, to choose the one that will accompany your dinner. Farm Plate, Fisherman’s Fillet, Vegetable Basket or All is Good in the Pig are the formulas full of local flavours that you can choose! Cocktail bar, table tennis, table football, backgammon… will be part of the party. To be booked!

10€ per person
  •   2 hours
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Our historie

The Château Hourtin-Ducasse vineyard, located next to Pauillac, produces a Haut-Médoc. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, two former owners, Mr. Hourtin and Mr. Ducasse, gave the wine its name. In 1976, Michel Marengo bought it and now manage it with his wife and their 7 children.

The vineyard stretches on 25ha cultivated using conservation agriculture techniques that take advantage of the biodynamie and the biological agriculture methods. « Beside our determination to preserve the richness of our terroir and to respect the environment, we believe that we will that way improve the quality of our wines”. While revealing the purity of the fruit, their wine is characterised by his elegance and balance. The last 32 vintages have received 132 awards.

Ready for a walk in the vineyards of Haut-Médoc? Come and visit us at home! To tell and share our wines, we welcome you at our Wine Bar, in the middle of the barrels, or, if the weather allows it and if you prefer, in the middle of our vines. Sitting around a plate of local products, we will taste several vintages to allow you to compare your feeling on the different expressions revealed by the magic of our terroir. Will you be seduced by the length of 2011, the aromatic complexity of 2014, the elegance of 2016? Anyway, everyone has his own preferences, but all have fun! Depending on the season and availability, we will continue with a nice thirst wine, our rosé, Les Roses de Marie; and finally, we will introduce you to our latest creation, noGGIN, a spirit that reflects the freshness of the garden.

Our wines

Last name Sales price Guide Taste profile Aging potential
Château Hourtin-Ducasse 200615 à 20 €Fruité et soyeux10 à 20 ans
Château Hourtin-Ducasse 200710 à 15 €Fruité et frais10 à 15 ans
Château Hourtin-Ducasse 201115 à 20 €Complexe et long10 à 20 ans
Château Hourtin-Ducasse 201310 à 15 €Complexe et charpenté10 à 20 ans
Château Hourtin-Ducasse 201415 à 20 €Aromatique et charnu10 à 20 ans
Château Hourtin-Ducasse 201615 à 20 €Complexe et long10 à 20 ans
Les Roses de Marie 201810 à 15 €Fruité et fraisA boire dès à présent
noGGIN 201830 à 40 €Fruité et fraisA boire dès à présent

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