In the series of properties sold within the wine industry 2012, the Château Greysac is called, Cru Bourgeois Medoc. And this is Jean Guyon, former designer and already the owner of several estates who bought it.
For 1973, the property was acquired by a group of friends led by Baron François de Gunzbung with the financial support of the Italian Agnelli family, famous for being the principal shareholder of the Fiat automobile company. It will become the true owner 1975. Therefore, the area known as a remarkable development for its wines and for its innovations.
Member of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux since 1982, Castle Greysac also includes the family of Crus Bourgeois du Médoc higher, position confirmed during the revision of the classification, occurred in 2012 (sans la mention supérieur puisque les mentions « supérieur » et « exceptionnel » ont disparu du classement).
The castle produces mainly red wines from the Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc as well as a dry white wine produced Bégadan based sauvignon. Exposed to both north and south, the vines (red) the area are planted on gravelly soil of the hamlet of By. After a very careful selection of grapes, la vinification ne s’effectue qu’en barrique et l’élevage a lieu « dans le bois », for 6 month. This terroir produces wines for, charm and they are characterized by a great ability to keep.
And this is Jean Guyon, already landowner in Bordeaux, qui s’est porté acquéreur de ce domaine. Jean Guyon, former decorator, a un jour voulu tenter sa chance en devenant aussi « vigneron » pour voir s’il pouvait faire du bon vin « pour ses amis ». He had previously 130 hectares of vines, including the famous Domaine Rollan de By Medoc in the North. This new acquisition brings all its properties 220 hectares. There are people who have a lot of friends ...
To be continued, As for the amount of the transaction for the production of wines, maybe some changes will they.
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