Le Queyroux Castle

Château Le Queyroux. The estate belongs to Léandre Chevalier, a craftsman-winemaker and gardener who defines himself as the “man Horse”, the literal translation of his name. With his grandparents who were winemakers, carters, tree cultivators, Léandre’s destiny was all written. In 1999, he owns three hectares of vineyards and keeps one hectare to cultivate following ancient methods in a spirit of duty towards the companions of the tour of France, ploughing with work horses, respecting the land, using cement casks. An artist, he started planting his vines in circles in 2006 with petit verdot vine plants to produce proper wine for the future. Léandre thus joins the group of next generation winemakers. A whole range of fruity and mineral Bordeaux wines, the L Q Y AOC Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux produced with half merlot noir and half cabernet sauvignon grapes, remains fruity and full of freshness. The C Que du Bonheur is vinified as whole grapes that are very ripe and undergo traditional treading. The Eighth Marvel, elaborated with the finest merlot noir, cabernet sauvignon and some petit verdot grapes, is marked by fine and elegant tannins. Typical for the Gironde region, the large nineteenth century family residence, with a garden and pool, offers two guest rooms. www.lhommecheval.com