The estate is located in the commune of Chavignol in the Cher department on the upper French Loire, The traditional family has been wine-growing for ten generations. The foundation stone for today's winery was laid in 1952 by Henri Bourgeois. Today the estate is run by his two sons Jean-Marie and Jean-Christophe, as well as by the grandchildren Lionel and Arnaud Bourgeois. Jean-Marc Bourgeois is responsible for the hotel restaurant "Côte des Monts Damnés". The vineyards cover 72 hectares with a total of 120 plots. The majority is in the Sancerre Appellaton, only five hectares in the Pouilly-Fumé appellation. There will be two varieties Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir in the Guyotsystem cultured. The management follows the rules of the Organic (organic) viticulture such as greening between the rows of vines.
Low yields are achieved through appropriate pruning and achieved high planting density. By selective hand picking only ripe and healthy grapes are processed. There are various red, rosé and white wines AOC Pouilly-Fumé and Sancerre produced. Natural gravity is used in the basement. The premium wines include the two Sancerre white wines "La Côte des Monts Damnés" and "Blanc d'Antan". Almost 600,000 bottles of wine are produced annually. In 2000 the Clos Henri winery was founded in Marlborough (New Zealand) founded, where Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir are also grown.