Sylvie Cazes, former director of Chateau Pichon Lalande, has bought Chateau Chauvin in Saint Emilion for an undisclosed fee.
The deal inscription the first chateau buy on Bordeaux's right bank for Sylvie Cazes, who is coproprietor of Domaine Jean-Michel Cazes. She named her three children, Pierre, Francois and Julie Regimbeau as joint buyers, alongside herself.Chateau Chauvin is a 15-hectare, grand cru classe estate that had been owned by the Ondet family since 1891. It is located in the north-west part of Saint Emilion, close to neigbouring Pomerol.Cazes has appointed Philippe Moureau as technical director, having performed the same role at Chateaux de Pez and Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande.Laure Canu, already in payment of business development at Domaine Jean-Michel Cazes' tour companionship, Bordeaux Saveurs, will add commercial development at Chauvin to her list of duties.Sylvie Cazes paid toll to Ondet's ex-owners. 'Marie-France and Béatrice Ondet devoted themselves to this property after the death of their father
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