Perched on the limestone plateau
of Saint-Émilion,
Château de Pressac
overlooks the valley of the Dordogne River.

Here, remarkable geology
paired with the area's microclimate

provide the ideal conditions
for the grapevine's development.

The teams' expertise,
acquired over many years and in continual development,

enables close monitoring of the vineyard's characteristics
and its truly original location.

In a single block around the château,
the 41-hectare vineyard
brings together
the appellation's three main terroirs

in a limestone plateau,
the clay-limestone slope surrounding the hill

and the silty clay-limestone foot of the slope,

each occupying equal parts of the estate.

In an approach designed to reflect the specificities of nature,
this rare diversity of soils
and sun exposure
has led to the planting of multiple grape varieties
and carefully adapted growing practices.

Château de Pressac is the only Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé today
to grow six grape varieties,
all perfectly planted
in the areas that suit them best:

Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carménère,
Noir de Pressac (Malbec) and Petit Verdot.

Dedicated to ensuring the sustainable preservation of nature,
Château de Pressac
is a leading estate
in terms of environmental protection.
It has adopted the Environmental Management System
since its creation
and has been awarded
Level 3 High Environmental Value certification.

Shallow plowed soil
clay-limestone, rich in iron

Subsoil (bedrock)
asteriated limestone

Altered asteriated limestone


Sandy limestone

Heavy clay
(with fossil oyster shells)

The stunning, iconic terraces
are another unique feature of the estate.

Formerly worked with oxen,
vines were reintroduced to the steepest slopes in 1999.

All along this hillock, the south-facing slopes
stretch across narrow steps
that naturally prevent erosion and washout.

Together, this unique geography
and the exceptional diversity of its grape varieties

sculpt the nuanced richness and complexity
of Château de Pressac's wines.