Created when the estates of Château La Commanderie de Mazeyres, Vieux Châteaux Bourgneuf and Prieurs de la Commanderie were united, Château Fayat, with an area of 16 hectares, benefits from a diverse and exceptional range of terroir. Clément Fayat, already owner of Château La Dominique, Grand Cru Classé of Saint Emilion, invested in the Pomerol appellation from 1984.
Clément FAYAT acquired his first vineyard CHÂTEAU LA DOMINIQUE, Grand Cru Classé of Saint-Emilion.
Clément FAYAT buys his first property in Pomerol, CHÂTEAU PRIEURS DE LA COMMANDERIE. The vineyard is located in the North-West of the appellation Pomerol and is divided into 12 plots on sandy-clay soils.
CHÂTEAU COMMANDERIE DE MAZEYRES, which vineyard is listed since the 14th century, becomes the property of Clément FAYAT. It is an in-town vineyard which results from the parceling out of CHÂTEAU MAZEYRES. Since this acquisition, the vineyard has benefited from an important investment programme in order to enhance its excellent potential.
Clément FAYAT and Jean-Luc THUNEVIN, owner of CHÂTEAU VALANDRAUD, buy together VIEUX CHÂTEAU BOURGNEUF and produce a wine under the name of Fayat-Thunevin. After 3 vintages, the two men decided to split those vines. The part cropped by Vignobles Fayat belongs to Château Fayat since the vintage 2009.