Roederer Sells Bordeaux’s Château Bernadotte to Asian Drinks Firm (by winespectator.com)

Posted: December 7, 2012 by wynmaker in Alcohol, Cellars, MCC, Sparkling, Wine, Wineries, World wine news
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Champagne house wants to focus on three Bordeaux properties, buyer King Power wants to expand

The King of Asian Duty Free, King Power.

The King of Asian Duty Free, King Power.

King Power, a Pan-Asian duty-free powerhouse with interests in the Chinese alcoholic drinks market, has acquired Bordeaux’s Château Bernadotte from Champagne Louis Roederer for an undisclosed sum. La Bernadotte has 100 acres of vineyards in Haut-Medoc, producing about 17,000 cases a year. It joined the Roederer stable when the Champagne house purchased second-growth Château Pichon Longueville Lalande in 2006.

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