Michel Rolland’s Chateau Le Bon Pasteur in Pomerol and its two sister properties have been sold to the Goldin Group of Hong Kong.
The sale, which was decided in December last year but has taken some months to finalise, has just been announced by Vignobles Rolland, the owner of the properties.
The CEO of the Goldin Group is Sutong Pan, whose biography details his ‘profound experience infinance and property development [and the] manufacturing of advanced electronicproducts in China, Hong Kong and the United States.
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,’ Rolland Vignobles said.
The current technical team will remain in place under the direction of Michel and Dany Rolland, it added.
Goldin is also the owner of cult Rutherford, Napa property Sloan Estate, which it bought in 2011 for areported US$40m. Michel Rolland is its consultant.
The Bon Pasteur dealincludes two other Rolland estates, Chateau Rolland-Maillet in St Emilion and Chateau Bertineau St Vincent in Lalande-de-Pomerol. The properties’ vineyards amount to some 16ha.
Written by Adam Lechmere