In our family, winemaking is a passion that we pass on from father to son. I, Jean-Michel, soon followed my father’s footsteps, Alban, owner of the 10-hectare estate, Château Les Martins. In 1978, I created my own farm named Château Haut La Valette. In 2000, I brought the two wineries together to create one 24-hectare family estate. Today, the most satisfying is to work in tandem with my son, Cédric, who went through vine and wine studies and several professional expériences before joining me in 2008. All year long, following the cycle of vine and wine, our two personalities come together and our savoir-faire intertwine in order to keep boosting and perpetuating our dear family legacy.
Jean-Michel & Cédric Bergeron
UN CYCLE À DEUX
UN CYCLE À DEUX
Soil of clay-limestone - South-West sun exposed slopes - 40-year-old vines
Mechanical harvest at the end of september. Traditional winemaking : yeasting, pumping-over and delestage, depending on the wine structure. Temperature regulation. Three-week fermentation. Ageing in stainless steel vats with wood input.
The colour is deep. The fragrance opens with liquorice notes. The palate is dense with ripe and soft tanins thanks to a good maturity. The whole is round with poise.
Stuffed quail, Stew
► Vintage 2020:
- SILVER FRANKFURT 2021
- GOLD JAPAN AWARDS 2021
- GOLD CHINA AWARDS 2021
- GOLD BERLINER WINE TROPHY 2021
- GOLD 70 MILLIONS DE DEGUSTATEURS 2021
- GOLD ASIA IMPORT NEWS AWARDS 2022
- OR - COUP DE COEUR FEMINALISE 2022
- GOLD FEMINALISE 2022
- SILVER BORDEAUX 2022
- BRONZE BORDEAUX 2022
- SILVER LYON 2021