Château Aiguilloux

+33 4 68 43 32 71 Marthe et François Lemarié
Thézan des Corbières, 11200
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Born in Normandy, a former wood engineer and son of a grain grower, François Lemarié has opted for a life in the sun. He has a thousand southern experiences, firstly in Africa, the Antilles... and finally in the Corbières, with Marthe, a nurse he met in the tropics. They had not intended to become vignerons, yet, twenty years later while searching for a house in the Corbières region they found Château Aiguilloux between Thézan and Montséret : 125 hectares, of which 37 were vines bordered by great 100 yr.old pine groves. The start of an adventure. They knew nothing except the pleasure of drinking fine wines : they had a lot to learn... Their objective would be good drinking wines, typical of their region, fruity, well constructed to be long lived, sufficiently complex to announce their own origins. The vineyards hug the sides of a rocky outcrop, typical of the high Corbières (argilo-calcaire) culminating at 235m in the ‘Roc de la Bousole’ from which rises the ‘Aiguillous’ a Languedocian Read more »

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