As Makers, we thrive to build tomorrow’s wine world by focusing on sustainability, long term value creation and delivering emotions.
€15 M committed orders*
€24.5 M worth of assets under management*
2 offices: Bordeaux & Shanghai*
*Calendar year 2020
The Selection Committee
Our U’Wine Selection committee is composed of two devoted wine lovers and respected professionals with contacts in the world’s most sought-after wine estates: Aymeric de Clouet is a wine expert to the Paris Court of Appeal, and a fond lover of old vintages Bordeaux wines; Quentin Chaperon is our full-time director of sourcing and Châteaux relationships, tirelessly travelling the world to uncover hidden wine gems. Their mission is to secure allocations from the most coveted wine estates and uncover Rising Stars to continue expanding our 1% U’Wine selection.
Aymeric de Clouet
Where it all started…
« …From my early experience as an entrepreneur, I learned that I had to follow my instincts and stay true to my values. Surrounding myself with great people, be they family, friends, employees, shareholders and Customers is the key to my success. Antoine, our CFO, is my rock at U’Wine; Florence, my wife, represents my life balance. Our ambition transcends borders and the anglicised U’Wine name is testimony to this. Our story has only just begun…See more
« A terroir is the combination of a unique soil and climate, carefully nurtured by the Wine maker.
Without terroir, there are no « Grands Vins ». Choosing 1% of the top terroirs means possessing the finest wines in the world in your wine cellar. »
172 Wine Estates
3 Wine Profiles: Legend, Famous Second, Rising Star
Château de la Maltroye
Category: U'Wine Rising Star - U'Wine Famous Second - U'Wine Legend
History: A true jewel of the Côte-de-Beaune located in Chassagne-Montrachet and Santenay, the Château de La Maltroye dates from the Gallo-Roman era. Imposing building dating from the 18th century, the Château de la Maltroye has the distinction of having its roof covered with glazed tiles.
Property of the Cournut family since 1940, it is Jean-Pierre Cournut, the current owner, who gave all his letters of nobility to the Domain. Former aeronautical engineer, he quickly understood that such a wine heritage required special attention to offer wine lovers an extremely precise and refined reading of each terroir (Chassagne-Montrachet and Santenay). Major works have enabled the Domaine to acquire high-performance vinification tools: systematic soil cultivation, with its technical director, Bruno Denizot, new technics of size and harvest in green to control yields, installation of a new winery fully thermo-regulated to refine the vinification, start fermentations in the tank to preserve maximum freshness and finesse, choice of barrels, adjustment of the proportions of new wood according to the cuvées and the characteristics of each terroir, work on the reduction ... He knows how to produce extraordinary wines.
Surface: 15 ha
Production: 60 000 bottles
Grape varieties: 60% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir
Ageing: 14 to 18 months
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