Très Bon Vin
The Cook family is the owner of Très Bon Vin, an importer of wines from Europe and the owner of Château Maine Gazin, artisan producer of fine Bordeaux wines. The vineyard and winery was purchased in 2015 have been renovated and restored.
Chateau Maine Gazin
Located 50kms north of Bordeaux, within the ancient Gallo-Roman village of Plassac, Chateau Maine Gazin is a 7.5Ha Vineyard . The property overlooks rolling hills of vineyards, down to the Gironde River and across the bank of the Medoc region. The vineyard is situated on excellent 'terroir' of limestone/clay with moderate climate influenced by the Gironde. While the area has been with vineyards since the 1st century and some buildings on the property date from 1780s, the Maison and winery are of the 1850s. The property is planted to Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.
About Chateau Des Tourtes/Haut Beyzac.
Château des Tourtes comprises 70 hectares in the Blaye-Côtes de
Bordeaux appellation originally founded in 1967 by the Raguenot family.
Set on soils of silicon-clay soils and gravel, the vineyard has about 20% white varietals and 80% red wine varietals planted.
The family into the next generation expanded in 1998 by establishing a 35
hectare vineyard in the Haut- Medoc appellation on the other side of the Gironde River.
The soils at Chateau Haut Beyzac are of limestone-clay planted to red varietals,
predominately Cabernet Sauvignon.