Château Tertre Roteboeuf is located in Saint-Laurent-des-Combes. The vineyard is located in the Saint-Emilion Grand Cru appellation area.
Tertre Roteboeuf is owned by François Mitjavile, a well-known figure in Bordeaux area and also owner of Château Roc de Cambes, in Bourg. He signed his first vintage in 1987, after 10 years spent at Château Figeac as winemaker.
The vineyard, composed mainly of merlot, supplemented by cabernet franc, is exposed south / southeast and is composed of clay-limestone soils. The grapes are harvested at full maturity and the wine is then aged in new barrels for 2 or 3 years.
François Mitjavile has never wished to join the classification of Saint-Emilion.
The wines of Châtau Tertre Roteboeuf express the best of the terroir and the merlot. Opulent and tannic wines to be aged for many years.