• Château Rousseau de Sipian
    January 2016
    On 25 January 2016, Vineyards-Bordeaux supervised the sale of Chateau Rousseau de Sipian, à Valeyrac, owned by Racey Group Directors Pension Scheme since 2000, to Micronesia Holding Co. Ltd, an investment company based in Hong Kong, of which the President is a wine connoisseur.

Château Rousseau de Sipian

Appellation

AOC Médoc

Vendor

Racey Group Directors Pension Scheme

Acquirers

Micronesia Holding Co. Ltd

Dominating the estuary of the Gironde, this imposing renaissance style Château situated in a superb enclosed park surrounded by vineyard, reigns over a vineyard of 15 hectares planted with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes. The care and attention given to the vine have one objective, to produce a wine that is the expression of the terroir through the grapes that go to make Chateau Rousseau de Sipian.

Limited yields, importance given to the work of the vine and harvesting by hand are the criteria for making great Medoc wine. Such is the philosophy of the seller who, in 2000 together with his father, bought this enchanting Chateau on the outskirts of the Medoc with which they had fallen in love.

British by birth and passionate about French wines they carried out the necessary restoration and modernisation to ensure the continued renown of their wine. Their 2010 vintage received the gold medal in the « Decanter » world wine awards in 2013.

We were surprised by the speed with which the buyers decided to purchase this property. It was a real « coup de Cœur » just as it had been for the Racey family.

Karin Maxwell Founder and Partner