32 ha commercial vineyard at Saint Chinian
High quality terroir with well established going concern
This quality vineyard estate is located at the heart of AOP Saint Chinian, just 20 km from Béziers and 30 km from coastal resorts. The property is located approximately 100 km from Montpellier with its international airport.
The property is comprised of several plots located around the exterior of the village with the housing, winery and farm buildings located within the village.
The winery has a total capacity of 1 800 hl in relined cement (1 500 hl) and fiberglass with floating lid tanks (300 hl). The winery is spacious and practical with a suspended Vaslin press.
Top wines are aged in 29 oak barrels.
The winery equipment is comprehensive and well maintained (press, crusher/de-stemmer, cooling system, pumps…).
A vast 330 m² warehouse provides wine storage and facilitates dispatches from a logistic point of view.
The warehouse would be sufficiently large to accommodate a future wine wholesale activity.
Adjacent to the winery, a 125 m² house provides quality accommodation for the vineyard manager.
The estate covers 32 ha, 20.4 ha of which in vineyard. Around 5 ha of fields could bring the total vineyard area to a potential 25 ha.
The vineyard is classd AOP Saint Chinian in its entirety.
The vines benefit from an exceptional limestone scree soil, but also from a north-facing exposure on a magnificent hillside location.
The vines are in good general condition and are farmed according to methods certified High Environmental Value.
The varieties planted are well balanced and comprised of the region’s five black varietals.
The past five years have seen annual yields of approximately 38 hl/ha.
Currently, the estate sells approximately 50 000 bottles out of a potential of 90 000. The remainder is sold in bulk and bag-in-box.
In 2017, turnover was 276 K€ for an EBITDA of 65 K€. The customer database is included in the sale.
Price guide: 1 025 000 € net vendor, stock and standing crop to be added.
Agency fees of 6% net of VAT and legal costs to be added.