Steeped in the tradition of winemaking, Helene Kopp is the driving force behind the transformation of Chateau Du Retout. Her journey began in 1996 when she teamed up with her father to oversee the estate, armed with a freshly minted wine-making degree. Keen observation led to innovative proposals, elevating cellar practices. Joined by her husband, Frederic Soual, the duo immersed themselves in the estate, connecting intimately with plots, grape varieties, and the vine stocks’ history. With an ear for the vineyard’s story and the people who nurtured it, they swiftly recognized its potential. Their united focus sharpened on refining Chateau du Retout’s wines to reach unparalleled excellence.