Chateau Capbern has been in the ownership of the Gasqueton family, owners of the 3rd classed Growth Chateau Calon-Segur, for 10 generations. It is a Cru Bourgeois, located close to the best part of St Estephe, and has 41 hectares under vine. It is beneficiating from the excellence on Calon Segur team skills and produces wines of charm and structure capable of lasting comfortably 10-20 years. It is excellent value.
In 2012, Chateau Capbern Gasqueton and Chateau Calon were sold to the large French Insurance company, Suravenir Insurance. Starting with the 2013 vintage, they dropped the second part of their name and began selling the wine under the simpler name of just Chateau Capbern.