Durfort-Vivens' transformation

Gonzague Lurton and Léopold Valentin

Gonzague Lurton, seen above on the left with technical director Léopold Valentin, has embraced biodynamics and regenerative viticulture, resulting in wines of greater precision, quality and ageability.

One of the Médoc’s success stories of recent years has been the rise in form of Margaux second growth Ch Durfort-Vivens. Having searched for the key to unlock the best in his vineyard, owner Gonzague Lurton has finally seen the quality of his wines blossom with a vineyard-wide conversion to biodynamics. Though other factors have contributed to the wines’ evolution, there’s no denying that since changing viticultural practices, the wines offer more fruit...