Situated in the
hills on the right bank of the Dordogne River, near the village
Monfaucon, Château de la
Mallevielle, an attractive manor house with red brick
tracery, was once a staging post between St Emilion and the
Edouard Féret refers to Mallevielle’s harvest and its eight
barrels of red wine in his 1903 work.
The vineyard’s 30 hectares have been cultivated by Philippe and
Hélène Biau since 1983
In 1997, the
Biau Vineyard was created, and Thierry and Nadia moved in,
bringing seven hectares of vine to Montravel in the commune of
If by any chance, you find yourself in the vicinity, do not fail
to visit them. They will gladly have you taste their production,
but that is not the most important, since you know it is good.
The most important will be the privileged moment when, with
simple words, they ask you to share and catch a glimpse of all
the magic of wine and the love that one can bring to it.
The continuity of Château de Mallevieille will be assured in the
respect of tradition and know-how.
Text translated by Pays du Grand Bergeracois (professional translator).