Château la Dournie
34360 Saint Chinian
© Château La Dournie 2015
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HISTORY OF VIGNERON
The beauty of the place, the women of the family, the winemaker's passion shared by more than 6 generations, so many reasons that pushed me to venture to the head of the field.
My first steps in this business have been guided by the desire to nature and the pleasures of the table.
Over the years, the passion continues to grow each day knowledge is enriched with new experiences.
My biggest winemaker of happiness are to share the pleasure of a beautiful table and a bottle of wine.
My success, to inspire children to continue the adventure ...
Château La Dournie is located on the village of Saint Chinian, it is property of the Etienne family for 6 generations.
The large house is the signature Dournie. It is the birthplace of the family, it welcomes each generation and reflects all the values of a Languedoc lifestyle.
This house is also a reflection of the history of viticulture and family areas of our region.
VINEYARD & TERROIR
The vineyard consists of 45 hectares in one piece, are grown to 14 different varieties.
20 hectares, on shale hillsides produce AOC Saint Chinian red and rosé. The rest of the vineyard is located on a river, on deeper alluvial soils for the production of wine country in red, rosé and white.
WINERY & VINEYARDS
In the vineyards and in the cellar, the watchwords are simplicity and nature. We work in compliance with an environmental heritage that has been handed down to us and that we must save, significant regional cultural values, in sharing a way of life we hold dear.