Dating back to 1540, Château de Malle has always remained in the same family, with five generations of de Malle, six of de Lur Saluces and three of de Bournazel. The château and its Italian gardens embody all that is noble about wine and have been listed as historic monuments. A tour of this beautiful historic monument, like no other in Southwest France, is highly recommended.
Comprising some two hundred hectares, the estate is unusual in that it straddles both the Sauternes and Graves (red and white) appellations.
Château de Malle is listed in the 1855 classification. Its light sandy, gravelly soil produces intensely fruity wines. Château de Malle is rich, distinguished, and relatively light. Particularly aromatic when young, it features hints of ripe apricot, lime blossom, and acacia honey. The wine is very open for the first five or six years after the vintage before becoming closed. It generally requires another ten years to reach its peak.
Second wine of Château de Malle, "Les Fleurs de Malle" is made from the youngest vines of th property by the same team. Parcels are worked with the same rigor and thoroughness. This wine is also the result of a strict selection of the grapes combined with the traditional winemaking process of the great wines of Sauternes. Lighter of the Gran Cru, "Les Fleurs de Malle" has been developed to propose a great Sauternes with a touch of modernity and freshness which will fit particularly with tne young consumers requirement and taste.
Second wine: Les Fleurs de Malle
Area Under Vine:
|Grape Varieties:||69% Sémillon, 28% Sauvignon Blanc, 3% Muscadelle|
|Ageing:||18 to 24 months in barrels- New barrels: 30%|
|Second wine:||Les Fleurs de Malle|
|Contact||Château de Malle
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