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Laurent Vonderheyden
Château Monbrison has a very long history. It was created when half of a third classified growth in Margaux, was added to an existing vineyard as the result of an inheritance.

The estate came into the hands of the eponymous Monsieur de Monbrison and was then acquired by Monsieur Chaix d’Est-Ange, a famous lawyer and President of the French Senate, who transformed it into a model vineyard.

Château Monbrison once again changed hands in 1887 when it was purchased by the négociant Jean Clanis. His family in turn sold Monbrison to Robert Meacham Davis in 1922, and the estate has since been managed by his children and grandchildren.

Laurent Vonderheyden has been in charge for the past twenty years, transforming Château Monbrison into one of the leading wines in its appellation. Well-received by critics, Monbrison has been awarded prestigious medals and distinctions in France and abroad. The quality of its enchanting bouquet is equalled only by the elegance it displays on the palate. Incredibly refined, Monbrison brilliantly reflects its superb terroir and is the epitome of a great Margaux.

Von Der Heyden
Château Monbrison
( Margaux )
Château Monbrison
1 allée de Monbrison
+33 (0)5 56 58 80 04
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The Château in figures
Area under wine

13.20 hectares


48,000 bottles


Pyrenean gravel

Grape varieties

69 % Cabernet Sauvignon

28 % Merlot

3 % Petit Verdot

Barrel ageing

18 months

New barrels: 40%

Second wine

Bouquet de Monbrison