Château Balestard La Tonnelle, Grand Cru Classé of Saint Emilion, belongs to the Capdemourlin family, also owner of 2 other Grands Crus Classés of Saint Emilion, the Château Cap de Mourlin and Château Petit Faurie of Soutard. This estate covers an area of 10.6 hectares and is made up of 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. The average age of the vines is 33 years. Under the guidance of Michel Rolland, renowned oenologist, the wines of this estate are powerful and warm, with intense aromas of ripe and candied fruits. His second wine is Chanoine de Balestard.