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Wine estate Le Bon Pasteur sold to Hong Kong's Goldfin Group

DBR Staff Writer Published 03 June 2013

France-based Chateau Le Bon Pasteur and two of its sister properties have been purchased by Goldin Financial Holdings Limited (GFHL) of Hong Kong for an undisclosed amount.

The Chateau Le Bon Pasteur is located in appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) Pomerol region and covers an area of 6.62ha.

The other two properties, 3.35ha Chateau Rolland-Maillet and 5.67ha Chateau Bertineau Saint Vincent are located in AOC Saint-Emilion Grand Cru and AOC Lalande de Pomerol regions, respectively.

Together, the three properties total around 16ha of vineyards.

The sale, which was initiated in December 2012, took some months finalize, reported Decanter.com.

Chateau Le Bon Pasteur and other properties' owner Michel Rolland was quoted by the website as saying that GFHL CEO Pan Sutong is passionate about wine, well connected in Bordeaux wine circles, and ready to make every effort to valorize the wines, and the name, and to perpetuate the history in accordance with family tradition.

The estate will continue to operate with the same technical team and under the direction of Michel and Dany Rolland.

In 2011, GFHL purchased Sloan Estate in the eastern hills of Napa Valley in Rutherford, California for around $40m.