Château du Cèdre is a family-owned estate located in the Cahors appellation in southwestern France, known for producing high-quality Malbec wines. The estate was founded in 1956 by Charles and Henriette Verhaeghe and is now run by their sons, Pascal and Jean-Marc.
The vineyards at Château du Cèdre are situated on the third terrace of the Lot Valley, where the soil is composed of limestone, clay, and sandstone. The estate practices sustainable viticulture, using organic and biodynamic methods to produce healthy, high-quality grapes.
The signature wine of Château du Cèdre is their Le Cèdre, a blend of Malbec and Merlot aged in oak barrels. They also produce a range of other red wines, including a single-varietal Malbec, a blend of Malbec and Merlot, and a wine made from a rare grape variety called Jurançon Noir. In addition, the estate produces a small amount of white wine made from Viognier.
Château du Cèdre is known for its commitment to quality, and their wines have received numerous accolades from critics and wine enthusiasts. The estate is also a member of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux, a group of prestigious wineries from Bordeaux and other regions in France.