Sustainable Agriculture in Practice

Château Lamothe: State-of-the-art viticulture – Centuries-old tradition

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Damien Chombart runs the Château Lamothe vineyard in Haux near Bordeaux, France. His grapes flourish on limestone-clay slopes at the heart of the Bordeaux wine region. Château Lamothe’s foundations may go back to the 16th century but Damien Chombart’s viticulture is state-of-the-art.
LOCATION

Haux, near Bordeaux, France


HISTORY

Château Lamothe’s foundations date back to the 16th century. Since 1956, 4 generations of our family have managed Château Lamothe: the Perriquets, then the Néels, and now the Chombarts.


CROPS

Wine Grapes

SOIL

Limestone-clay on slopes in the heart of the Bordeaux wine region.


PARTNERS

Berthoud, French Vine and Wine Institute, Vitinnov, bee keeper, Eco-Entomology Laboratory


CUSTOMERS

Export 90 % to North America and Asia


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Château Lamothe Infographic

One step ahead with sustainable agriculture

Learn more about the sustainable farming solutions implemented by the Bayer ForwardFarming initiative at Château Lamothe.

Check out the infographic at left to take a tour of the Chombarts farm in France.

Living Pages

Download an interactive brochure

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