Chateau La Gaffeliere
Saint Emilion - Chateau La Gaffeliere
Château La Gaffelière, previously Château Gaffelière-Naudes, is a Bordeaux wine from the Saint-Émilion appellation, ranked among the Premiers grands crus classés B in the Classification of Saint-Émilion wine.
Chateau La Gaffeliere has the unique distinction of being one of the oldest, family owned vineyards in the St. Emilion appellation of Bordeaux. The family can trace their roots in the Right Bank all the way back to the 1400’s!
Currently, the estate extends to over 32 ha including 22ha in 1st Grand Cru Classé. Our plots are located on 3 different area. The asteriated limestone plateau: clay layers and green marls 3 to 5 meters thick jammed between two limestone bedrocks. The plateau rises 90m above sea level. The 22 hectare vineyard of Chateau La Gaffeliere is planted to 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. The best terroir is the 7 hectares of vines close to Chateau Ausone and not far from Chateau Belair-Monange.
The winery is located west of Château Pavie, just south of the town of Saint-Émilion, within the commune of the same name. Chateau La Gaffelière annually produces on average 10,000 cases of the grand vin. Good to know: the wines of La Gaffelière were not at is best during the 1980s.