Château La Peyruche is a winery steeped in history, on the hills on the right bank of the Garonne.
Come and discover our unique terroir and
our great wines.
The name of “Château La Peyruche” comes from the calcareous stones the estate was built on: “Peyre” in old French “la Pierre”, the stone, and “ruche”, in old French “rugueuse”, rough.
Since prehistory, human beings have lived there, as testified by many vestiges left (tools, axes…).
La Peyruche was built during the XVth century ( may be earlier) and then fully renovated during the XVIIth century. A stone carving on the pediment of the farm is dated 1603, mentions the name of Mr Etienne DUNOYER.
Dunoyer’s grandson married Marguerite Secondat de Montesquieu, the aunt of the famous philosopher Montesquieu, she leaded the estate during the second half of the XVIIth century.
In1883, after the phylloxera crisis in France, Claverie family bought La Peyruche and run the estate through generations. During the XIXth century, agricultural production was diversified: fruits, vegetables, cattle…
Today Château La Peyruche is specialised in wine-growing and wine-making. We try to produce expressive and typical wines whilst focusing on environmental-friendly development.