Château Haut Sarpe has received the prestigious Best Of d’Or 2012, Art and Culture prize, thanks to its rich patrimony and beautiful property.

Harvest grapes: the 2011 “vendanges” went fantastically well thanks to great meteorological conditions offered by the Indian summer that lasted until October in the South of France.

Website: is improving in order to offer you the best way to find out everything you need to know about our wines.

Events: organize your wedding, business meetings, concerts in the wonderful atmosphere of Château Haut Sarpe and make sure your guests enjoy an unforgettable experience.

Gites: want to spend a romantic weekend with your half? Then be in touch with us and discover our fully refreshed charming gites, in the heart of the Haut Sarpe vineyards, with an amazing view.

Award: Château Haut Sarpe has received the 2011 Gold Medal at the famous Feminalise Contest in Beaune, for its 2009 red wine.


Religiously tasting

Appellation : Pomerol
Owner :  Joseph Janoueix Family
Vineyard area : 0,84 hectare
Grapes : only Merlot for the roundness
Barrels: 4 (400 cases)
Orders : contact-us

A bit of history : lin 1514, Jean de Valon, Abbot Commander of the Malta order, named Brother Mathieu Bossuet in charge of the Saint-Jean-de-Pomeyrol patrimony. This Saint man used to rest and read in the peaceful atmosphere and recite "Les Litanies" of the Blessed Virgin in these vineyards. The winegrowers themselves gave name to Le Clos des Litanies to remember their pious priest.

Soil : sandy on very ferruginous soils.

Grapes : only Merlot

Average production : 5000 chef d’oeuvre  estate bottled.

Character of the wine: delicate, elegant and complex nose, beautiful bottle (what you can expect from a good Pomerol), smoothness, complexity and remarkable structure. This vintage is part of the very finest. The only reason why a very large number of people is yet to taste it: its small size.

Prizes awarded : Harvest 1986: Gold Medal at the Grands de France Contest (Blayais)