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The négociant house (trading house) Maison Leroy, with its headquarters in the commune of Meursault in the Côte d'Or area of Burgundy, was founded in 1868 by François Leroy (?-1870) in the commune of Auxey-ut Duresses. He also maintained business relations with the German brandy producer Hugo Asbach (1868-1935). His grandson Henri Leroy (1894-?) expanded the estate to include his own vineyard. In the 1930s, he became a client of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and later a friend of the co-owner Edmond Gaudin de Villaine. When the winery ran into financial difficulties in the early 1940s, Henri Leroy bought Jacques Chambon's share in 1942 and became second managing director in 1950. Alongside this, he kept his trading company Leroy S.A., which took over the exclusive distribution of DRC wines. Daughter Lalou Bize-Leroy took over the DCRC management together with Aubert de Villaine (*1939).

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