The winery is located in the municipality of Beychevelle in the Saint-Julien
area of the Médoc
(Bordeaux). In the Bordeaux classification
according to the old system, which is no longer valid, it was last classified as "Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel" in 2003. It was founded in 1870, at that time the property consisted of some separated plots of Château Saint-Pierre
. Since 1961 it has been owned by Gabriel Meffre. There is no Château, the winery is located in the middle of the vineyards. These comprise 43 hectares of vineyards planted with Cabernet Sauvignon (65%), Merlot (30%) and Cabernet Franc (5%). The long-lasting red wine is aged for 12 months in 45% new barriques. The second wines are called "Pavillon du Glana" and "Château Sirène".