Before being one of the most famous areas of Pessac-L & eactoognan, the Château Olivier is a superb building straight out of the Middle Ages with its watch towers and moat. The Black Prince - Edward Plantagenet, sinister reputation - loved to hunt in the game-filled forests that surrounded the castle. Since the 19th century, the estate is owned by an old Bordeaux family, the de Bethmann, which has in their ranks a mayor of Bordeaux and is attached to an old German family. The current owner, Jean-Jacques de Bethamnn, has entrusted the management of the farm to Laurent Lebrun, an agronomist and onologist.The 60 hectares of vines occupy a soil of gravel on a clay-limestone base that allows the production of wines red wines and high quality white wines. Grown according to the principles of organic farming but without having the certification, they give 200,000 bottles a year. Proof of the quality of Château Olivier's wines, the estate was classified Grand Cru de Graves in 1953 for all of its production.