Winery and negociant business Maison M Chapoutier has purchased Chateau des Ferrages in the Sainte Victoire appellation, Provence. 

The estate covers 28 hectares and produces rosé wine. Financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed.

The company said the estate would retain its identity but outlined plans to gradually convert it to biodynamic farming, in line with its other vineyards.

Chapoutier also outlined plans to develop the estate and host tastings. 

In France, Chapoutier also has operations in Alsace, Roussilon and the Rhone Valley. Further afield Chapoutier produces wine from Portugal and Australia.