Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones has bought a chateau in France's Loire valley.
GV EXTERIOR Village church and shops in Poce sur Cisse, France (4 shots)
GV Main Street through Poce sur Cisse with road sign
LV AND CU Chateau de Fourchette and stairway to main entrance (2 shots)
GV Apple trees in chateau gardens
GV Cow in chateau garden
GV AND SV Vineyards of chateau (3 shots)
LV Chateau de Fourchette
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Background: Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones has bought a chateau in France's Loire valley. The 36-year-old king of rock intends living in Le Chateau de Fourchette with his nine-year-old daughter Jade.
SYNOPSIS: Mick Jagger's new home is surrounded by vineyards near the small, picturesque village of Poce sur Cisse, some 150 km (95 miles) south-west of Paris. Up to now Poce's fame has come from the white wines grown in the region. Each house and village has its own vineyards, and most have their own wine cellars, where Bacchus-inspired visitors may sample the local grape-juice.
For around 500 thousand dollars (U.S.) Mick Jagger has procured a permanent stake in this garden of France where he can sip wine to his heart's content. And with apple orchard on the 21 hectare estate. worried Britons already fear their ex-patriot son may join the wrong side of the apple war. But Mick says he wants to escape the hustle of showbiz in his vineyards, recover from his "nineteenth nervous breakdown" and use the elegance of his 18th century mansion to lead the Stones to new musical heights.