Château La Rose de Palenne is located at Sainte-Colombe, near Castillon, 40 kms East of Bordeaux on the ridge of Saint-Emilion appellation. The estate is run following agro-biological and organic methods under the control of the certifying organisation Ecocert with no herbicide and pesticide. Utilisation of copper, sulphur and vegetal preparations like nettle help to strengthen the natural equilibrium of the plant. Château La Rose de Palenne has a vineyard area covering 5.5 hectares. These southerly orientated vineyards have clay-ey and calcareous soils and have a natural slope which means they are very well draining. The vineyards are planted with 60 % Merlot, 35 % Cabernet Franc, 5 % Cabernet Sauvignon.