The winery is located in the municipality Margaux
or the same area in Médoc
(Bordeaux). The origin is in 1765 when the dealer Gabriel Ferrière (1721-1792) bought. The family owned it until 1917 and sold it to Armand Feuillerat. The heirs later rented the property to Alexis Lichine
who put the wine on his estate Chateau Lascombes
vinified. In 1988, Jacques Merlaut
(+2008) acquired through his Taillan group and managed by daughter Bernadette. After the tragic death with her husband on a hiking holiday in the Pyrenees, her daughter Claire Villars-Lurton (wife of Gonzague Lurton
) The administration. In the Bordeaux Classification
In 1855 it received third place (Troisième Cru Classé). The vineyards cover eight hectares of vineyards and are planted with Cabernet Sauvignon (80%), Merlot (15%) and Petit Verdot (5%). The long-lived red wine is aged for 16 to 18 months in 60% new barriques. The second wine is called "Les Remparts de Ferrière".