Château Tour du Moulin

France, Bordeaux

Château Tour du Moulin is an old estate, revived in 1987 by Josette Dupuch and her son Vincent. Vincent, a well respected oenologist for make big name Right Bank estates, runs the estate with consultant winemaker Denis Durantou of L'Eglise Clinet fame. Vincent is passionate about restoring Fronsac to acclaim it historically held. When he took over the estate, the vineyard was extended from 1 to 7 hectares, on a diverse array of soil types. Techniques such as severe pruning, bud thinning, leaf thinning, green harvesting are used. The vines are managed using both traditional and innovative techniques.