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Château La Tour de By

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The flagship (domain) of the Médoc

Château La Tour de By takes its name from its former lighthouse built in 1825 in the middle of the vineyards. This 94-hectare family property is located between the Atlantic Ocean and the G...

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(33) Gironde

Our story

Since the 19th century, the vines have been cultivated in La Tour de By: the known origin of the Château dates back to 1599. In 1965, the renewal of the estate was marked by the arrival of Marc Pagès, an agricultural engineer who had just arrived from Tunisia. Frédéric Le Clerc and Benjamin Richer de Forges now ensure the succession of their grandfather's wines in a spirit that combines quality, precision oenology and respect for tradition.

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"It is essential for us, the winegrowers, to know the opinions and various advices that the community can share with us. The vine being like our child to us, passionate, we are always looking to take care of it as well as possible."

"Since the 1980s, we have given priority to ecological methods and the management of diseases and parasites in order to reduce the use of chemicals as much as possible, by playing on the complex interactions between harmful and useful organisms."

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