Château Clarke(by Edmond de Rothschild) - OverviewChâteau Clarke takes its name from the Irish family who bought this estate in 1771. After more thantwo centuries of wine growing tradition and successive owners, the property was purchased byBaron Edmond de Rothschild in 1973. The vineyard was completely restructured and massiveinvestments were undertaken in order to renovate buildings and improve wine making and storagefacilities. With a passion for excellence and the best things in life, the Baron made Clarke abenchmark for the whole region. About Edmond de RothschildThe passion for wine that runs in the French branch of the Rothschild family was born in 1868 whenJames de Rothschild purchased Château Lafite. After more than a century of family history tied tothe world of wine, Baron Edmond de Rothschild (great-grandson of James) took the adventurefurther in 1973 by acquiring two Cru Bourgeois wines in Listrac and Moulis-en-Médoc: ChâteauClarke and Château Malmaison. He then founded the Compagnie Vinicole Baron Edmond deRothschild, and has taken the business worldwide.