Chateau de Birot, AOC Cadillac Cotes de Bordeaux, has been acquired by Chinese hotel company New Century Tourism Group.
Chateau de Birot is a 37 hectare estate located in the commune of Beguey, close to the town of Cadillac. The property was acquired in 1989 by Eric Fournier (former co-owner of Chateau Canon in Saint-Emilion) and his wife Hélène Casteja (Joanne negociant) and had been run by their son Arthur since 2010. The estate produces red, rosé and dry white wines, as well as a sweet white wine.
According to Decanter.com, New Century Tourism Group is one of China’s largest hotel companies, owning and operating nearly 200 hotels.