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SELECTED TRANSACTIONS

Transactions Chateau Laffitte Carcasset Saint-Estèphe

Acquisition of Château Laffitte Carcasset, Saint-Estèphe - April 2017

Client:  Eden Villages / Pierre Rousseau

Details:  Vineyard Intelligence acted as advisor to Pierre Rousseau in relation to the acquisition of Château Laffitte Carcasset, located in Saint-Estèphe. The estate has been producing wine since 1781 and currently has approximately 30 hectares under vine.

Eden Villages belongs to Pierre Rousseau, president of Rapido Group, a private family-owned business that is one of the leading manufacturers of motorhomes in Europe. This is Pierre Rousseau’s first acquisition in the wine sector.

Vert de vin:  Eden Villages buys Château Laffitte Carcasset

Vitisphere:  Le château Lafitte Carcasset racheté par le caravaniste Pierre Rousseau

Terre de Vins:  Saint-Estèphe : du changement à Laffitte Carcasset

France 3:  Saint-Estèphe : Château Lafitte Carcasset passe sous le contrôle d’Eden Villages

Transactions - Chateau Seraphine Pomerol

Acquisition of Château Monbrun, Pomerol - October 2016

Client:  Martin Krajewski

Details:  Vineyard Intelligence acted as advisor to Martin Krajewski in relation to the acquisition of Château Monbrun in Pomerol. The estate includes approximately two hectares of vines situated and was formerly owned by the Dubois family. Martin Krajewski has renamed the estate Château Seraphine and intends to build a new house and cellars.

Decanter.com: A new name in Pomerol after ex Château de Sours owner invests

Vitisphere.com: La famille Dubois vend le Chateau Monbrun à Martin Krajewski

Transactions Chateau Puynard Blaye Cotes de Bordeaux

Acquisition of Château Puynard, Blaye Cotes de Bordeaux - July 2016

Client:  Andrew Eakin and Naomi Murtagh

Details:  Vineyard Intelligence acted as advisor to Andrew Eakin and the Murtagh family in relation to the acquisition of Château Puynard in AOC Blaye Cotes de Bordeaux. The estate includes a fifteen hectare vineyard surrounding a beautiful 13th century chateau and cellars, which were extensively renovated by the property’s previous owners, Nicolas and Aurelie Gregoire.

Decanter.com: Bottle Apostle owners buy estate in Bordeaux

The Irish Times:  Wild Geese: “When we walked into the vineyard, we knew it was right”

Transactions - Chateau de La Crée Santenay Cote d'Or Burgundy

Acquisition of Château de La Crée, Santenay - April 2015

Client: Domaine Serene / Ken and Grace Evenstad

Details: Vineyard Intelligence acted as advisor to Domaine Serene in relation to the acquisition of Château de la Crée, situated in the village of Santenay in Burgundy’s Cote d’Or. The estate includes an historic chateau dating from the 15th century, a state-of-the-art gravity-flow winery and 10 hectares of vines on the Cote de Beaune, with parcels in Pommard, Volnay, Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet, Chassagne-Montrachet and Santenay, including several Premier Cru sites.

Domaine Serene is located in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Created in 1989 by Ken and Grace Evenstad the estate currently has approximately 100 hectares of vineyards planted with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay and produces a range of award-winning wines: the Dundee Hills Evenstad Reserve Cahrdonnay came #2 in Wine Spectator’s Top Ten of 2016.

Decanter.com:  Oregon’s Domaine Serene buys Burgundy vineyards.

Wine Spectator: Domaine Serene’s Ken and Grace Evenstad acquire Burgundy’s Chateau de la Crée.