Founding of Maison Malet Roquefort

1995
Founding of Maison Malet Roquefort

Alexandre de Malet Roquefort creates the wine trading company MAISON MALET ROQUEFORT to distribute wines from the family estates, including Château LA GAFFELIERE Saint-Émilion Premier Grand Cru Classé.

Launch of the first brands

1999
Launch of the first brands

The brands Léo de la Gaffelière and Les Hauts de la Gaffelière are created by Alexandre and Léo de Malet Roquefort.

Initial shareholding by the Groupe Bertrand Ravache in Maison Malet Roquefort

2011
Initial shareholding by the Groupe Bertrand Ravache in Maison Malet Roquefort

The Groupe Bertrand Ravache acquires 66% of the shares of MAISON MALET ROQUEFORT from Alexandre de Malet Roquefort who wants to gradually refocus on developing the family estates.

Création of a daring rosé: L’Instant Bordeaux Rosé

2012
Création of a daring rosé: L’Instant Bordeaux Rosé

Bertrand Ravache gives preference to Cabernet Sauvignon over Merlot, the traditional grape variety for Bordeaux rosé wines, to create L’Instant Bordeaux Rosé in order to combine aroma freshness and intensity.

Takeover of all the capital

2015
Takeover of all the capital

Alexandre de Malet Roquefort transfers all his remaining shares to the Groupe Bertrand Ravache.

Maison Malet Roquefort becomes Maison Bertrand Ravache

2016
Maison Malet Roquefort becomes Maison Bertrand Ravache

Bertrand Ravache gives his name to the trading company, already influenced by 5 years of his daring, and embodying his values of excellence, know-how and vision of Bordeaux wines.