CHÂTEAU DU CHAMP DU MOULIN is an organic estate winery in the Entre-Deux-Mers region on Bordeaux’s right bank producing red wine.

OWNER Michel Liessi has managed various wine estates in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Mercurey, Chablis, and Sauternes (Château Guiraud). From 1991 he created his own domaine, Château du Champ du Moulin, as a side activity. He took the grapes to a co-operative until 2013 when he launched his own label.

VINEYARDS, TERROIR (2016) 10 hectares (25 acres) of vines in Fossès-et-Baleyssac on a clay-limestone plateau overlooking the Garonne river. 50% Merlot, 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Cabernet Franc.

BIODIVERSITY Bee hotels in the vineyards. 1.6 hectares (4 acres) of cereal crops.

CERTIFICATION Full organic certification from the 2013 vintage.

WINE STYLE Clear, well weighted.

RED WINES

CHÂTEAU DU CHAMP DU MOULIN, BORDEAUX ROUGE 2015 80% Cabernet, 20% Merlot. Machine picked. Steel and cement. No temperature control. Physical pigeage. 6-8 months in barrel. 4 euros export. Lovely red fruit.1Tasted at Millésime Bio 2016. 2016 Really clear, wholesome fruit.2Tasted at Millésime Bio 2017.

CHÂTEAU DU CHAMP DU MOULIN, BORDEAUX ROUGE ‘LE L’ 2013 Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon. Steel. 12m in barrel.

CONTACT Château du Champ du Moulin, lieu-dit Champ du Moulin / F-33190 Fossès et Baleyssac (Gironde), France / +33 05.57.31.00.85 / www.liessi.com