If a date had to be written in stone, it would be 1690, the year the family acquired the mythical property Ausone. Since then, one generation has followed another until the 11th, with the arrival of Alain Vauthier’s children, in charge of the six vineyards (Château Ausone, Château La Clotte, Château Moulin-Saint-Georges, Château Haut-Simard, Château Simard, Château de Fonbel) now nurtured by the family. Through their respective backgrounds and intuitions, Pauline, Édouard and Constance have found their roles around shared values of high standards, simplicity and discretion.
This land and family heritage forms a hereditary and deep-rooted link to the terroirs of Saint-Émilion, so close and so different at the same time.
A native of Libourne, Alain Vauthier started working on the family estates in the 1970s. A winegrower to the core and a countryman at heart, he strives to give meaning to this heritage by combining precision, passion and innovation. In 2014, he added a new gem to the family’s collection, Château La Clotte. The team that surrounds Alain Vauthier to take care of these hundred hectares has gradually been enriched by the arrival of the next generation.