Camille and Mathias Marquet of Château Lestignac are the wizards of the Bergerac region! Working already for more than 10 year Biodynamic, with 100% natural vinification, 100% expression of the terroir and an almost Burgundy style in taste, juicy, powerful and mineral. They are not afraid to experiment.
Region: Bergerac, Vin de France
Grape variety and soil: 50% Sémillons Vieilles Vignes 50% Merlot Vieilles Vignes, Argilo Calcaire (Clay with Limestone). The organic grapes from Domaine Pre Vert together with grapes from Château Lestignac, vin de négoce
Taste: Burgundy styled wine, juicy black en red fruits, mineral, fine, complex and elegant, very fine tannins and lenght, something very special!
Wine pairing: fine pasta dishes, white meats and poultry, fish like monkfish, squid or cod, like a pirate in a winetasting.
Serving Temperature: 14-16 c, medium to big sized red wine glass type Burgundy. Open 1 hours in advance and decant before serving. drink now or keep untill 2024+ (cool cellar)
Vinification: Natural vinification on concrete, riping on it’s fine lies for 6 months, not filtered or fined, very low amont of sulphites added SO2 total<25mg Alcohol content: 14%
Culture: Natural and Biodynamic, no certification
La Revue de Vins de France: Château Lestignac has 1 * in La Guide Vert 2012 la Revue du Vin de France