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The TAILLAN Group was founded in 1961 by Jacques Merlaut. It is headed today by his son Denis Merlaut. The family-run company has grown through the acquisitions of three trading houses : Maison Ginestet (Grands Crus Classés, Chateaux), Joseph Verdier (Loire, IGP, VDF, VDPCEE), La Compagnie Rhodanienne (Rhône, Languedoc, Provence, IGP OC).

On the strength of his international reputation as an expert in Grands Crus Classés, the Taillan Group is the owner of 21 châteaux (representing 492 hectares) in Bordeaux, the Loire Valley and Cahors. Among the most famous are Gruaud Larose (2nd cru classé), Château Citran (cru bourgeois) et Château Broustet (2nd cru classé).

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European Union

French overseas departments and territories

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North Asia

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South-east Asia

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North America

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African countries of the Indian Ocean

Near and Middle East

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