In the Bordeaux region, near Libourne, Chateau Haut-Goujon, 18 ha (44 acres), is located on 2 famous appellations : Lalande de Pomerol and Montagne Saint-Emilion.
Chateau Haut-Goujon's terroir consists of gravelly-sandy soil on the Lalande de Pomerol's side, and clay and gravel soil on the Montagne Saint-Emilion's side. A natural and unusual characteristic in the subsoil, traces of iron oxide, gives to Château Haut-Goujon's wines their unique character.
At Chateau Haut-Goujon, Merlot is the King variety, with 75% of the vineyard. Then come Cabernet Sauvignon (15%), Cabernet Franc (5%) and Malbec (5%). Year after year, they are combined in a beautiful blend giving elegance and complexity to the wine.
Close to the Atlantic, between the Isle and Dordogne rivers, Chateau Haut-Goujon receives their beneficial influences. Its hot, sunny and humid climate is perfect for its wines!
The 4th generation winemaker frontward.
The vineyard of Chateau Haut-Goujon came to life at the start of the 20th century when Elie GARDE planted the first six hectares of Merlot. 4 generations, one century and 12 more hectares of plantation later, the 3 children of Henri GARDE (Elie's grandson) joined the family business.