Château Magdeleine Bouhou
Blaye – Côtes de Bordeaux
Bouhou, in the local Gascon means “a wind blowing”. A very apt description for a winery that is at once ancient and modern.
As early as 1868, Château Magdeleine-Bouhou was listed as Premier Cru Bourgeois in the second edition of “Bordeaux et ses vins”, a reference guide by Ch. Cocks & Ed.Féret.
In 1908, Jean Chaumet bought the property with his entire savings. In 1922, his son Roger took over the winery. Roger Chaumet was a visionary and greatly enhanced the reputation of this estate.
In 1954, his daughter Mireille, married Guy Rousseau who was a winemaker himself. Together, they added significantly to the cultivation of these ancient vineyards. Their daughter Muriel took over the estate in 2004.and is largely responsible for pushing Chateau Magdeleine Bouhou into the forefront of wine making in Bordeaux. She enrolled the renowned Bordeaux consultant Stéphane Derenoncourt to transform this winery to show it’s best and demonstrate its terroir.
Château Magdeleine-Bouhou is a new wind blowing in Bordeaux.