A FAMILY

HISTORY

Since 1820

Our history

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1820

1st trace of the Domaine du Puy vineyard

  • Planting of the 1st Cabernet Franc vine by François Delalande in addition to the polyculture activity
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1836

François Delalande inherits the Domaine

  • Takeover of mixed farming and wine-growing activity by François Delalande
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1863

Alexis Delalande takes over the vineyard

  • Alexis, son of François Delalande continues the winemaker activity

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1899

Célestin Delalande inherits the Domaine

  • Takeover of mixed farming and wine-growing activity by Célestin Delalande
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1928

Alcide Delalande takes over the vineyard

  • Alcide, son of Célestin Delalande develops the vineyard until 2.5 ha of Cabernet Franc and Chenin

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1964

James Delalande develops the vineyard

  • James is actively developing the vineyard by planting an additional 11.5ha of Cabernet Franc while continuing his dairy activity
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1982

Patrick and Marie-Laure Delalande make the vineyard prosperous

  • Patrick joins forces with his father James, they buy their first grape harvesting machine.
    Marie-Laure, leads the Estate renovations and design
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1989
Expansion of the cellar + 1st stainless steel tank
  • Patrick and James expand the winemaking cellar and buy their first stainless steel vats. The year 1989 is a very great vintage
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2018

HVE Certification

  • The vineyard obtains the High Environmental Value certification from the 2018 vintage
    The vineyard has got 30 hectares of vines
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2020

Baptiste Delalande joins forces with his father and converts the vineyard to organic farming

  • Baptiste, Patrick and Marie-Laure continue to develop and modernize the vineyard together
    The 2020 vintage will mark the beginning of the estate’s conversion to organic farming

The passion of a family through the centuries