Chateau La Tulipe

Château la Tulipe is the 13th century wine castle of winemaker and author Ilja Gort. Beautifully positioned among its lavish green vineyards, it is situated on a hill overlooking the valley of the Dordogne river.

Our vineyards

The chateau is surrounded by nearly 90 acres of vineyards, subdivided into 30 plots that are each vinified separately. They are planted with Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon en Cabernet Franc grapes. Careful manual harvest selection and the highest qualitative standards are safeguarded by world famous winemaker Michel Rolland from Pomerol.

the vineyard crew

The vineyards at Chateau la Tulipe are provided by a permanent team led by Klaas Gort and winemaker Caroline Shipley.

The team during the harvest in 2017 (left to right): the winegrowers lover Caroline, winemaker Shipley, secateurist Yoann, secateuriste Yvette, maitre de chai Philippe, the winegrower, the winegrowers son Klaas and ouvrier Meriam, tractorist Fred.

Histoire du chateau

Discover the history

Chateau la Tulipe dates back to the 13th century and has a long and colourful history, serving first as a military base and later as a wine-producing chateau.