Château De Valandraud

05 57 55 09 13 ETS THUNEVIN BP 88 6 rue Guadet
33330 Saint Emilion, View map

Château Valandraud is the fruit of an incredible amount of work done by a couple: Jean-Luc Thunevin and Murielle Andraud, passionated by the world of wines. Following the great success with their wine merchant business in Saint Emilion, they ambitioned to have their own vineyard and produce their own wine. In 1989, they bought a small parcel of 0.6 hectare (1.48 acres) located in a small valley near Saint Emilion between Pavie-Macquin and La Clotte. The origin of the wine name is as much geographic (Val: Vallon de Fongaban), as sentimental (Andraud: Murielle's maiden name). Thus Château Valandraud was born. Little by little, Jean-Luc Thunevin and his wife purchased several other parcels of vines, and now, the domain represents a total surface of 10 hectares (24.71 acres), located in various areas in the Saint Emilion appellation. The diversity of soils and varietals permit the production of 6 different wines: Château Valandraud, Château Valandraud Casher, Virginie de Valandraud and the 3 de Read more »

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  • Château Valandraud Saint Émilion 1998

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  • Valandraud 1994

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  • Château Valandraud Saint Émilion 1993

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  • Valandraud 2001

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