JS 90-91, WS 90-93, RP 88-90
The domain of Monbrison, a wine-producing property of long
standing, was created following an inheritance which separated its
vines from the 3rd growth Château Desmirail in Margaux.
It thus became the property of Mr. de Monbrison, who gave it his
name before selling it to M. Chaix d’Est-Ange, a famous lawyer and
president of the Imperial Senate, who turned the vineyard into a
Monbrison’s vines are located on the highest point of the gravel
outcrop in Arsac. Its size has doubled during the past ten years.
Monbrison produces wines that are brilliant in quality, with tannins,
finesse, and charm that all complement one another. It has received
the highest honours in France as well as abroad, and in 1988 the
wine won the Crus Bourgeois Cup ahead of 124 of its peers.