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Santenay 1er cru - La Maladière

Origin of the name

In old French "La Maladière" means establishment of assistance to the sick. These establishments received donations. This climate name in Santenay refers to one of them which belonged to the Maladière de Chagny, a few kilometers away.

Years of planting

1963 (0.52 ha), 2005 (0.51 ha) and 1990 (0.16 ha)

Nature of soils

stony ground of cracked limestones covered with marl, on a sloping slope exposed to
south / southeast.


Reasoned, with mechanical work of the soil, plowing on horseback, without any herbicide


Available vintages



In the very south of the Côte de Beaune, this 1er cru is one of the most typical and renowned for the expression of the Santenay character. Located in the heart of the appellation, a stone's throw from the Château de Philippe le Hardi, it is one of the most prestigious and emblematic wines of the Santenay appellation.


1.19 ha = 27.8 worked = 2.94 ac


260 to 285 m

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