With less than 200 ha, Saint-Georges Saint-Emilion is the smallest appellation close to Saint Emilion appellation. Château Macquin was created by Albert Macquin, first agronomic engineer to plant again after the philloxera.
It is a 31 ha vineyard, mainly merlot planted, giving strong wines, generous, almost as famous as Saint Emilion wines.
The Château Macquin extends on a surface from 30 hectares planted to 80% from Merlots, 10% of Cabernets-sauvignon and 10% of Cabernets-francs. Its grounds are argilo-limestones and its remarkable soil by its exposure and its composition enabling him to produce wines more estimated often than much of grand crus of Saint-Emilion.