Château Cap de Faugères

 



A HISTORY OF VINTAGES AND GRANDS TERROIRS

1823: The Esquissaud family acquires the terroirs of Châteaux Cap de Faugères, Faugères and Péby Faugères.

1987: Pierre-Bernard Guisez, a cousin of Philippe Esquissaud, inherits the estates. With his wife Corinne, Guisez seeks to promote vintages of the finest quality.

1992: A new fermenting and storage cellar, a model of its kind, is built. Two well-known architects, Jean de Gastines and Patrick Dillon, the same team that created the celebrated Pichon-Longueville winery at Pauillac, are commissioned with the design.

2005: Silvio Denz expresses an interest in buying, and acquires both Château Péby Faugères and Château Faugères.

2008: Robert Parker endorses Château Cap de Faugères as: "Always one of the top Côtes de Castillons."