Château Pavie Macquin
Premier Grand Cru Classé Saint-Emilion
Château Pavie Macquin is named after the grandfather of the current owners: Albert Macquin (1852-1911), who Saint-Emilion has to thank for the use of grafted plants designed to save the vineyards devastated by phylloxera. The Pavie Macquin terroir is characterised by its location on a plateau over St-Emilion. At the end of 1994, Nicolas Thienpont is appointed manager.
Terroir: limestone-clay plateau over asteriated limestone
Area: 15 ha
Production: about 55 000 bottles
Grape varieties: 84% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Franc, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon
Second wine: Les Chênes de Macquin