The Gavensa manor is located in the district of Saint Julien and is located in St. Laurent, so it is regarded as the upper Mido district. Gavensa’s wine estate ranks 5th. Since 2000, its quality has improved significantly. Gavensa is a relatively confusing winery. Its past history is difficult to know. It is only known that it began to participate in Bordeaux's wine trade in the 18th century and exported to the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and other countries. In the 1855 classification of Bordeaux-ranked wineries, Gavensa and the canton-level celebrities like Cantemerle and Belgrave were classified as fifth-tier wineries.
In 1964, Gavensa Chateau was acquired by Spanish descendant Fanmen family (Former). They had previously had a lot of winemaking experience in Rioja. After they were accepted by the winery, the vineyard area was immediately expanded to 85 hectares and then passed. The introduction of various new brewing equipment will further increase the output and quality of the winery. Today, Garvinsa Vineyards owns 85 hectares of vineyards. Grapes are grown in 60% of Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% of Merlot, and are not planted. During the harvest season, the grapes were picked by the manpower and then put into temperature-controlled stainless steel barrels for fermentation. The annual production of Gavensa is about 30,000 boxes.
Gavensa now makes extremely high quality concentrated wines. The wine is rich in fruity flavor, moderately mellow, enough tannins can guarantee long-term storage, soft and smooth taste, easy to import, although located in the Shangmei District, but the taste is close to the St. Julians, although not an exciting wine , but emphasizes charm, exquisiteness, reconciliation and balance, but does not focus on intensity. It tastes very tempting when young, but it also has a heavy tannin, a solid structure and is suitable for cellaring.
The total area of grape cultivation in Shangmeidu is 4,657 hectares. The soil is mainly gravel and clayey limestone. For a long time in history, the vast area of Shangmeidu was used only for grazing and not for grape growing. In the 17th century, in order to make wines here to replace the Portuguese and British wines that dominated the market at that time, Dutch merchants implemented an ambitious drainage project on the swamp to develop it into a viable grape. Garden area. Soon, the Upper Meadow production area including St. Julien, Margaux, Purell and St Estephe was formed. By the 19th century, Shangmeidu production area had become France's most prosperous wine producing area, and by the end of the 20th century, it had won the top international reputation. Shangmeidu is located in the south of Santassite, and Bas-Medoc is located north of Santassite, both of which jointly build the Mido region. Shangmei’s wine quality is better than Xiamei’s. "Haut" has a higher meaning because it is named after the production area is located on the high ground in the south. This land, which overlooks the river and is given the gift of the sun, can cultivate the highest quality grapes and produce the highest quality wines. The area produces mainly red wines with fruity, plump wines.