Chateau de Fayolle

Our Wines


SANG DU SANGLIER 2014 - Merlot 100%

Tasting Notes: a very pretty wine, charming and well-balanced. Deep concentrated hue.  Intense and complex nose: aromas of dark fruits (Blackcurrant, blackberry) with oaky notes. This complexity is reflected in the mouth showing at the same time softness, richness and persistence.  Selection of our best Merlot vines and traditionally aged in French oak barrels, this delicate and generous wine is already very pleasant; it will also keep in the bottle for many years and harmonize with sophisticated cuisine.Vinification: made in stainless steel vats; a week fermentation at 25ºC; pre-fermentation maceration at 10º 14º and post-fermentation maceration, full vat for 10 days controlled temperature.  Aged in French oak barrels for 12 months.  Labour of the soil: no herbicides.  Production in bottles 5,800.

CHATEAU DE FAYOLLE 2015 - Merlot 90%/Cabernet Franc 10%

Deep concentrated dark red hue.  Intense blackcurrant and cherry nose with spicy and rosted notes and soft palate.  This red Bergerac is a well-balanced and generous fruity wine with fine tannins and a melted mouth feel.  It can be appreciated both as a young wine or will improve with age in the bottle for 4/5 years. Production in bottles 26000


Merlot 90% / Cabernet Franc 10%

With its ruby hue, leather and woody nose, and  soft palate, this red Bergerac is  a well-balanced generous wine with fine tannins and a melted mouth feel. It can be appreciated both as a young wine or will improve with age, in the bottle over several years. Cool service temperature around 15 to 18°C. Production in bottles : 15,000


CHATEAU  DE FAYOLLE 2016 - Sauvignon 95%/Sémillon 5%

Tasting Notes: Pale gold.  Inviting floral and citrus-driven nose.  Supple, light, soft palate supported by a delightful fruity freshness. A Sauvignon for pleasure that would work well as an aperitif.  Serve chilled with shellfish, white fish and meats.  Production in bottles, 12000.  

Gilbert & Gaillard 87/100.  Pale gold.  Inviting fruitiness on the nose intermixing white peach notes, pears and raisins along with floral meadow presence.  Refreshing palate displaying charming fruit with a wicked exuberant touch.  A real crowd-pleaser pairing with summer starters.


CHATEAU DE FAYOLLE 2015 - Merlot 10% / Cabernet Franc 90% 

Tasting notes: shiny pale pink hue. Expressive nose of red fruits : cherry, strawberry and raspberry. Fine and delicate aromas. This wine, meant to be drunk young, will be a marvellous accompaniment for your barbecues and summer dishes. 

Vinification: in stainless steel vats; the hand-picked grapes are crushed a few hours after picking ; fermentation at low temperature to keep the maximum fruit potential ; temperature under control all along the vinification ; filtration before bottling. Production in bottles: 2,400


CHATEAU DE FAYOLLE  2013  - 100% Sémillon

Tasting notes: a luscious sweet wine. Shiny pale gold hue. Intense and complex nose of candied citrus fruits ( lemon, orange), then of quince, ending with toasted and spicy notes. A rich smooth and elegant palate with a touch of chocolate and toffee.  A wine which can be kept for over 25 years. Serve as an aperitif or with foie gras or roquefort cheese.

Vinification: hand-made selective picking, only botrytrised grapes; late harvest. Fermentation in barrels.

Production  : 3,600 bottles of 500 ml. Residual sugar : 110g/l.


Don’t miss out on these very nice sweet whites which bear the Saussignac AOC label and compare unashamedly with the great Sauternes appellation wines.



Tasting notes : Pale yellow. A hint of grapefruit brings a certain vivacity to its fine and elegant nose. Perfect as an aperitif and for all festive occasions. Serve chilled ( 6°C - 42°F ). Will keep 24 months..

Vinification :  in stainless steel vats ; 48 hours skin maceration ; temperatures under control. After the first fermentation, the wine is made in accordance with the « Méthode Traditionnelle » ( which used to be called « Méthode Champenoise ») in 11° C underground cellars : natural second fermentation in the bottle, riddling and disgorgement. Production in bottles : 1,700 



Bergerac Rouge Sang du Sanglier

2015 Médaille d'Argent  Mâcon 2017
2014 Médaille d'Or Lyon 2017
2014 Prix des Vinalies 2017
2014 Médaille d'Or Paris 2016
2012 Silver Medal Decanter Asia Wine Award 2015
2012 Commended' Decanter Wine Award 2015
2011 Commended Decanter World Wine Awards 2014
2011 Silver medal Challenge International du Vin 2014
2011 Prix des Vinalies 2014 

Bergerac Rouge

2016 Médaille d'Argent Bordeaux 2017
2015 Médaille d'Argent Bordeaux 2017
2015 Médaille de Bronze  Bergerac 2016
2013 Bronze Medal Concours Agricole de Paris 2014
2013 Silver Medal  Concours de Bergerac 2014
2012 Silver Medal Concours Agricole Paris 2013
2012 Silver Medal in Concours des Vins d’Aquitaine

Bergerac Blanc sec de Château Fayolle

2016 Médaille d'Argent Bordeaux 2017
2016 Médaille de Bronze au DWWA 2017
2015 Médaille d'Or Paris 2016
2015 Médaille d'Argent Mondial du Sauvignon 2016
2015 Médaille d'Argent Féminalise 2016
2015 Médaille de Bronze au DWWA 2016
2015 Médaille d'Argent Bergerac 2016
2014 Gold Medale Concours Agricole Paris 2015
2014 'Commended" Decanter Wine Asia Award 2015
2013 Bronze Medal Challenge International  du Vin 2014

Bergerac Rosé de Château Fayolle

2015 Médaille d'Argent Challenge du Vin 2016
2014 Silver Medal Challenge de Bourg 2015
2014 Silver Medal Bergerac 2015 

Saussignac de Château Fayolle

2013 Médaille d'Or Concours de Lyon 2017
2013 Médaille d'Or Féminalise 2017
2013 Grand prix excellence Vinalies 2015
2012 Silver Medal Bordeaux 2013


Wine can be bought in the UK : 


If you wish order wine to collect from Calais ( that can easily be arranged by calling Madame Labat : Tél + 33 5 53 74 32 02


Buying Our Wines

Wine can be bought in the UK:
Should you wish to order wine to collect from Calais through, that can easily be arranged by calling Sylvie Labat: Tél + 33 5 53 74 32 02


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Review from the Spectator

"Travel a little further west into Bergerac and you will find the 15th-century Château de Fayolle, the top wine of which is 2012 Château de Fayolle ‘Sang du Sanglier’ (2). The terroir here is excellent — limestone, chalk and clay as it is in St Emilion — and the blend of grapes is similar too, with a pre- ponderance of Merlot.

The estate uses no herbicides at all and enjoys state of the art equipment and first- rate winemaking. The wine spends a year in French oak and its deep, dark, ripe fruit is concentrated, intense and complex. It’s Bergerac and not St Emilion, so it’s £11.65 and not £25. But it’s bloody good and an absolute snip."