The Château de Belcier strikes the perfectbalance between the finest Merlot andCabernet grape varieties. Its terroirboasts established traditions and isadjacent to Saint Emilion. The Côtes deCastillon is thus one of the oldest winemaking areas for Bordeaux wines.The Château was built at the end of the18thcentury and for many yearsbelonged to an old Bordeaux familyrelated to the Montaigne family. It waspartly rebuilt by François de Belcier, a counter-revolutionary who wasguillotined in 1794.The Château de Belcier is classical instyle with triangular pediments. It wasbuilt in the 1780’s and overlooks therolling landscape of Les Salles deCastillon where woodlands alternate withvines.The property currently belongs to theMACIF – a mutual insurance company –and has recovered its former magnificence.