Vignobles Chanfreau Perrin
The families of Chanfreau and Perrin have a long history in Bordeaux , and today both Chateau Fonreacute;aud and Château Caroline are owned and managed by members of the Chanfreau family. Château Fonréaud, managed by Jean and Marie-Hélène Chanfreau, has 32 ha of vines in Listrac on gravely, limestone terroir. the name fonréaud, previously "font-réaux", means royal fountain, and legend has it that during the 11 th century, an English king stopped off there, having found a source to quench his thirst. in 1962, fonréaud was purchased by léo Chanfreau, and today, Jean and Marie-hélène Chanfreau are continuing his work, with Caroline Chanfreau-Philippon. Caroline, appropriately, is also the winemaker for chéteau Caroline, which has 9 ha of vines situated on the Plateau of Bellevue, a clayey-limestone slope, overlooking the village of Moulis.