Cointreau heiress lists Malibu home for $12.5M

Béatrice Cointreau’s estate has its own vineyard

Béatrice Cointreau and Malibu home (Admirable Family Vineyards/MLS)
Béatrice Cointreau and Malibu home (Admirable Family Vineyards/MLS)

Updated Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 6:39 p.m.: Liquor heiress Béatrice Cointreau, the great granddaughter of Cointreau liquor founder Edouard Cointreau, listed her own vineyard estate in Malibu for $12.5 million.

The five-acre property, at 5941 Kanan Dume Road, is surrounded by more than 3,000 centennial vines, according to the listing. The main, 6,635-square-foot house has five-bedrooms, six bathrooms and a wine cellar.

Cointreau purchased the estate for just $3.2 million in 2013, following the launch of her own wine label, Admirable Family Vineyards. She then acquired the adjacent lot in 2015 for under $1 million to create her own vineyard.

Sally Forster Jones, Shauna Walters and Meredith Schlosser of John Aaroe Group have the listing. They did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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Cointreau, who has been in the winemaking and distillery business for more than 25 years, reportedly splits her time between California and France.

Her liquor pedigree is strong. She’s also a descendent of Rémy Martin, who founded the eponymous cognac brand.

This story has been updated to show the property consists of two adjacent lots.