This 17th Century estate was purchased by the Baroness Philippine de Rothschild and her two sons in 1998 and has since undergone extensive renovation.
Located in the Saint Polycarp commune near the town of Limoux in the Aude Valley district of the Languedoc-Roussillon, the estate has 118 hectares under vine and made up predominately with red varietals, Grenache, Syrah and Malbec from the Mediterranean and Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon from the Atlantic.
In 2003 the wine was awarded the status of AOC Limoux. 2008 saw the first vintage of the 2nd wine la Capitalle de Baron'arques and in 2009 the first vintage of Le Chardonnay de Baron'arques was produced from the 3 hectares of Chardonnay planted.
All the wines at the estate are under the direct supervision of the Château Mouton Rothschild technical team and proudly take their place among the elite brands of Baron Philippe de Rothschild.
Tasting Notes Producer The wine is an attractive garnet red with purple highlights. The intense and delicate nose reveals luscious ripe fruit aromas mingled with succulent milk chocolate and liquorice...