Chateau Chene de Gombeau 2004

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Château Coustolle:
The ancestors, Henri and Alice Roux, are at the origin of the vineyard in the family. Jacques Roux bought the Château Coustolle on the 11th May 1940. He is the developer of this estate where, for 35 years, he remained the master passing down his experience to his nephew, Alain Roux from 1903. Alain and his wife Danièle took over the estate in 1974. The priority became : a cared-for crop, limi... Read more
The ancestors, Henri and Alice Roux, are at the origin of the vineyard in the family. Jacques Roux bought the Château Coustolle on the 11th May 1940. He is the developer of this estate where, for 35 years, he remained the master passing down his experience to his nephew, Alain Roux from 1903. Alain and his wife Danièle took over the estate in 1974. The priority became : a cared-for crop, limited yields and the search for optimised quality through the selection of plots. In 1990, their sons, Xavier and Denis, brought in a touch of modernity whilst continuing to develop the quality. Where the river and land rub shoulders, the Fronsac mound boasts a strategic position dating back to the Gallo-Roman times. Later on, during the 300 years of English occupation, the Fronsac wines were to become exported en masse to England. In 1663, the Duke of Richelieu bought the land of the Duchy of Fronsac and the notoriety of the Fronsac wines did but grow and grow henceforth. In the XVIII century, the qualitative revolution of the Lihournais wines set in. Read less

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