France: South West France

The Dordogne

The Wines of Bergerac, Duras, Marmande and Buzet
By Paul Strang

This Guide was last updated on 28 July 2011
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Chateau-Richard
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Château Richard

Address: La Croix-Blanche, 24240 Monestier
Tel: 05 53 58 49 13  Fax: 05 53 58 49 30
Email: info@chateaurichard.com
Web: www.chateaurichard.com
Geo-coordinates:  Latitude: 44:46:46N (44.77935)    Longitude: 0:18:55E (0.31526) 

A pioneer in the small AC of Saussignac, this half-English, half-French grower is fanatically organic and produces luscious Saussignac as well as a range of dry whites and reds. Richard Doughty has eccentric views about the ageing of wines, and is an enthusiast for old barrels.

Useful information: Small groups, no charge. Appointment essential.

 

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