THE HISTORY OF CHÂTEAU CLARISSE

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Driven by the passion for wine and the taste for challenge, Olivia and Didier Le Calvez have been signing their own wine since 2010 in one of the most illustrious regions of the Bordeaux constellation, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Saint-Emilionnais.

After several years of research started in 2007, the dream of Olivia and Didier took the form of an authentic Girondine stone stuffed in the green landscape and all in gentle curves of the right bank. This old winery with magnificent wine cellars, which for more than a century has been in the hands of the Estager family, is surrounded by a beautiful vineyard (perched at 89 meters) on the plateau of Puisseguin, one Of the four “satellite” villages of Saint-Emilion. Only a humble brook, the Barbanne, a sub-tributary of the Dordogne, separates them from the illustrious strong city.

“After two years of research, we had a real favorite for a vineyard property combining ideal terroir and climate, combined with a perfect vineyard, 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. To develop a wine as I imagined it, rich in perfume and subtle “.

Stéphane Derenoncourt, the great winemaker on the right bank, has joined this family project to bring all the elegance, harmony and sensitivity sought for this new canguin-saint-émilion to the feminine.

Thus was born Château CLARISSE, the name of their daughter (who was three years old at the birth of the first bottle, in 2010), to write a beautiful family story …

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