The Vieux Mouleyre
château dates back to 18th century, at the time of the famous
Marshall Duke of Richelieu and Fronsac.
Anna and Jacques Favier fell in love with this miniature paradise,
with its scenery of hillocks, hollows, hills and escarpments.
The estate is ideally situated on the La Mouleyre hillock, very close
to the ‘Trois Croix’ and not far from ‘Carolus’.
The clay-limestone plateau, the highest in Fronsac (80m), consists
mainly of limestone interspersed with starfish fossils and rocky outcrops
and a sub-soil containing Fronsadais molasses.
The entire estate,
which contains some vines that are more than thirty years old, covers
two and a half hectares and is gradually being given over entirely
Planting is virtually all merlot grapes (95%), with a few rows of