Located in the middle of a valley covered with vines and woods, Château Beaulieu commands an area of
25 hectares, 17 of which are devoted to growing vines. This typical Bordeaux manor house was built in
the 18th century by a family of lawyers from Bourg. However, the origins of the estate go back to
prehistoric times. In fact, around 1900, the owner of the time, Emile Maufras, author of “‘The History of
Gironde” and friend of the President of the Council at the time, Emile Combes, discovered on the
property a polished stone ax and arrowheads.
The wines of Château Beaulieu have always enjoyed a good reputation which has earned the estate being
mentioned as “cru bourgeois” in 1868 by Edouard Feret, in the 2nd Edition of “Bordeaux and its wines
The geological formations of the Cotes de Bourg date back to the Eocene.
(Second epoch of the Paleogene and second of the Cenozoic era between 56 and 34 million years ago).
This geology consists of Oceanic limestones and lacustrine limestones, fossil shells, sea urchins, bryozoans, debris of polyps, molluscs, crustaceans, echinoderms, flint.
There are sandstones, pure white kaolins, Flandrian pebbles, molasses, sands and ferruginous gravels of the alios type.
The surface layer is composed of clay-lime soils.
Here are a list of their wines: