French insurance company Mutuelle d'Assurances du Corps de Santé Français (MACSF) acquired Château Lascombes, a second-growth in Bordeaux's Margaux appellation, for 200 million euros (about $280 million). And Domaine Clarence Dillon, owner of first-growth Château Haut-Brion, has bought Château Tertre Daugay, a 36.5-acre estate in St.-Emilion, from Count Leo de Malet Roquefort, for an undisclosed sum. Also the Wertheimers, the family that controls the Chanel Group, have acquired Grand Cru Classé Château Matras in St.-Emilion. Wine Spectator's Suzanne Mustacich explains.,/p>
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 23, 2011.
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