Bernard Coudert, son of Paul and Denise, took over the vineyard responsibilities in 1975 and participated greatly in the development of the commercial activities and in the improvement of the wines quality. That is how the Château Castagnac has got the recognition of the AOP Bordeaux superior since 1967 and the recognition of the AOP Fronsac since 1989.


IMAG1212Bernard Coudert drives the first tractor of the vineyard. Before that most of the work was done by horses

With a domain in expension, the first grape harvester is tested on the vineyard in 1977

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The next generation !

Lydia Coudert, daugther of Bernard Coudert, with her grand-father Paul during harvests