Fortified castle from the XV and XVII centuries, located on the Dordogne river hillside over looking Saint Emilion surrounded by a vineyard of 30 hectares AOC BORDEAUX RED.


After the one hundred years war ended in 1453 with the battle of Castillon, Aquitaine became definitively part of French kingdom under Charles VII.


Château l’Heyrisson remain an authentic religion war time testimony, everything here is organised to lay an ambush or hold out against an assault. Located on the upper point of the district, surrounded by vineyards, Château l’Heyrisson, remains the old XV century manor. Most of the architectural basic principle of Middle age and Renaissance are safeguarded.
Since eight generation on our mother’s side, our family is leaving in this village, at the end of the XVII th century, around 1695, we found records of my ancestor Jean THIBEAUD.

During the past years, the wines produced on this “Terroir” by Myléne and Pierre JULIA receives several rewards and honours, as:

Vintage 1998 Silver Medal Concours de Bordeaux Vins d’Aquitaine 1999
Vintage 2003 Gold Medal Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2004
Vintage 2003 Silver Medal Concours International de Shangai 2005
Vintage 2005 Gold Medal Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2006
Vintage 2006 Silver Medal Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2007
Vintage 2014 Gold Medal Concours Général Agricole de Paris 2015


Château Label : Château l'Heyrisson Bordeaux Red AOC

Geographical situation

“MAISON NOBLE” circa 1480 with an exceptional architecture, on the hillside of Dordogne river, facing SAINT EMILION. Located on top of the hillside, the southern slope of the vineyard has outstanding sun exposure. The wine sink deep into the clay limestone soil, which is so important for the wine’s bouquet. L’HEYRISSON is powerful, elegant, deep coloured and has a wonderful fruity bouquet.heyrisson-label-2006


Limestone rocks and middle clay


Parcel, age of vines and grape maturity

Wine – making and ageing

Traditional Bordeaux wine making in temperature
Controlled stainless tanks (33°C for Merlot during 15 days and 30°C for Cabernet Franc)

Grape varieties

78% Merlot
22% Cabernet Franc

Wine tasting

Sight: a nice ruby colour
Nose: delicate, intense, very spicy (pepper) with wild tints
Taste: fresh attack, a charming and easy wine to drink

Overall impression

A round and rich wine with melted tannins


  • 2003 Vintage, Gold Medal, Paris Wine Show 2004
  • 2005 Vintage, Gold Medal, Paris Wine Show 2006
  • 2006 Vintage, Silver Medal, Paris Wine Show 2007
  • 2014 Vintage, Gold Medal, Paris Wine Show 2015

Other Label:Seigneur de l’Heyrisson Bordeaux Red AOC

Wine makingseigneur-heyrisson

Traditional Bordeaux wine making
Maceration during 15 days

Grape varieties

80% Merlot
10% Cabernet Sauvignon
10% Cabernet Franc

Wine tasting

Sight: dark red tints
Nose: spicy (pepper) with black currant, musk and floral notes
Taste: soft tannins, good length

Overall impression

Nice BORDEAUX RED WINE easy to drink