Our wines are made and bottled at our Chateau from our own grapes. We also, if the year is right, make a limited edition wine from a particular area of the vineyard. Our winemaking ensures that our wines retain the characteristics of our amazing “terroir”.we use a long, cool fermentation and natural yeasts whenever we can. Very low sulfite wines like ours mean no headaches! We use only natural corks, fine French oak barrels and store our wines in our naturally climatised “chai”.
Bergerac Rosé 2019 A dry yet fully flavoured rosé that is a blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. We specialise in a method that allows the grapes to press gently under their own weight, or "saignée". The 2019 has a dry but strawberry filled flavour with a hint of spice. Totally delicious and our best ever €5.00
Hachette award winner announced July 2019. Hachette is the wine buyers equivalent to the Michelin guide. We are honoured to have our rosé included.
2016 Bergerac Rouge In the tradition of our 2015 Classique this is a charming red. A Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot blend it is a powerful red with deep fruit notes that are so full that we have chosen not to oak this lovely wine. 7€
Côtes de Bergerac Rouge 2015 Hachette Award winner Cuvée Petit Marteau A quite exceptional red, rich in Cabernet Franc assembled with Merlot. Matured in oak barrels it is already a wine to equal the best from the region and beyond. €12.00
Côtes de Bergerac Rouge 2017 Hachette Award winner Cuvee Bonne Chance In our tradition of oaked wines this 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc is an intense wine with a violet hue. Flavour is powerful yet smooth and even at a young age it won a Hachette award. One to lay down it will age very well. €9.00
Bergerac Blanc Sec 2019. Our Classic Sauvignon Blanc/Sémillon blend, a gloriously dry wine the 2019 has much more (80%) Sauvignon Blanc than the 2018., It has a lovely citrus nose but is rich and fruity in the mouth. Perfect with seafood or grilled chicken. Or as a lovely chilled apéro. € 5.00
Champagne by any other name Labels do not reallymake clear whether the fizz comes from making the sparkle by the traditional champagne method (like ours is) - gas produced by second fermentation in the bottle or the cheap Prosecco method of injecting carbon dioxide into a tank and filling the bottles under pressure. Our Brut is made by the traditional method. over eighteen months from grape to finished bottle this slow matured sparkling wine is "absolutely delicious" Asimov. New York Times wine critic
Lestevénie Brut Our highly popular sparking wine which has become a favourite for weddings and other festive occasions. It is a very classy bottle fermented Brut made by the traditional method of the sort normally associated with much more expensive sparkling wine. It is matured deep in limestone cellars. A delicious wine that is proving equally popular with wedding parties and those looking for an apero for a romantic evening. A lovely citrus nose and a dry palate. €9.00
Saussignac ( 50cl) Hachette award winner Chateau Lestevenie is one of a small handful of Bergerac wine producers to receive the prestigious citation from Hachette. This French 'bible' of the wine world has chosen Chateau Lestevenie wines from the hundreds submitted in this category. we are very pleased and proud to have this recognition of our winemaking art. Our late harvest, hand picked Semillon that matures in oak barrels for many months. It is naturally sweet with no added sugar and has flavours of honey, apricots, peaches and is rated as a 3 star by Hugh Johnson.
€12 Very limited stocks of some older vintages of Saussignacs and reds. POA
*Stock in the UK may not always be exactly the same wine available from Chateau gate.