The winery is located directly west of the municipality Saint-Estèphe
in the same area in Médoc
(Bordeaux). In the Bordeaux Classification
According to the old system, which is no longer valid, it was last classified as "Cru Bourgeois Supèrieur" in 2003. The structurally impressive château with two flanking towers dates from the 16th century. From 1955 it was run by Robert Doussan and in 1995 by the champagne house Roederer
accepted. The vineyards cover 30 hectares and are planted with the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon (45%), Merlot (44%), Cabernet Franc (8%) and Petit Verdot (3%). The extremely long-lived red wine with a relatively high Merlot content matures in a quarter of new barriques for 20 to 22 months.