At the heart of the most prestigious appellations of Libournais
Peak of Libournais, with 114m high, the town of Montagne is located 45km east of Bordeaux and 5km north of Saint-Emilion.
Popular citation says that « bottom steps of Montagne's church are at the same altitude of church tower's top of Saint Emilion »…
Montagne-Saint Emilion is an « Appellation d'Origine Controlée » (AOC) since 1936. This appellation is a government certification guaranteeing the quality of wine in France. Only red wine production is approved under the Montagne-Saint-Émilion AOC.The vineyard of Montagne-Saint Emilion stretches 1600 hectares with 210 properties that is approximately 7,6 hectares by farm.
Merlot is the principal grape variety. It grows on clay-limestone soil wich brings powerful and round red wines with a fine colour, red fruits flavour and a hint of spice. Cabernet franc and cabernet sauvignon bring structure to the wine.