Clos du Clocher is located in Pomerol on Bordeaux’s right bank. Red wines are made under the Pomerol AOC. The estate was founded in 1924 by Bordeaux negoçiant Jean-Baptiste Audy. Now run by his grandson Pierre Bourotte and the latter’s son, Jean-Baptiste. 

Owner: Pierre Burotte who runs the estate for Audy worked with Michel Rolland right from the start.

Vineyards: 1996 5.9ha. 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc. One parcel below Château Trotanoy and one on the edge of the Certan plateau near Château Certan de May and Château Certan Giraud. Gravel soil.


Pomerol AOC, Clos du Clocher: ‘Well-balanced, middle-weight, plenty of flavour,’ (Hugh Johnson (Wine Companion: 1991, p.94). | 1994 Sweet fruit and vanilla oak, plummy, appealing, well made (Alain Moueix tasting 1998). | 1995 Sweet vanilla, nice weight in the middle, clear Merlot and Cabernet Franc flavours (Alain Moueix tasting 1996). | 1997 Smells of fish, astringent finish, disappointing, going nowhere (Alain Moueix tasting 1998).


Clos du Clocher

F-33500 Pomerol, France

Tel+ 33 (05).57