Château Rouget is an estate winery in Pomerol on the right bank of the Bordeaux region of France. Red wines are made under the Pomerol AOC. For two centuries the estate was called ‘Rougier’. Hugh Johnson (Wine Companion: 1991, p.96) says Rouget ‘has the prettiest situation in Pomerol in a grove of trees leading down to the river Barbanne.’
Owner: Château Rouget was bought by Marcel Bertrand in 1925. Management passed to his nephew François-Jean Brochet in 1974. Now owned by the Labruyère family who are from the Beaujolais region.
Vineyards: 18 hectares. Merlot (90%), Cabernet Franc (10%). North-facing (towards Néac), adjoins Château La Croix de Gay. Gravel-rich soils.
Pomerol AOC, Clocher du Rouget: The second wine.
Pomerol AOC, Château Rouget: The grand vin.
Pignon, F-33330 Pomerol (Gironde), France