Sylvie and Marie Courselle are sisters and oenologists from Bordeaux. Together, they run Château Thieuley, their family estate near LaSauve in Entre-Deux-Mers, Bordeaux.
Château Thieuley was bought by theirgrandfather in 1950, but it was their father, Francis Courselle, who made the estate famous. He was a renowned expert in white wines and an oenological educator at Bordeaux University. Despite this recognition, Francis Courselle truly earned Chateau Thieuley's reputation by making outstanding white wines that rival the great white wines of Burgundy.
Marie and Sylvie Courselle were raised invineyards and wineries, steeped in the practice and culture of winemaking. It is here that they inherited their father's passion for wine and created Le Petit Courselle.