Lafon-Rochet is an estate that great respect to nature and environmental concerns, in Saint Estephe. Located on a gravelly rise forming a large plateau subject to the northwest winds that dry the vines, the estate consists of hectares in a single block overlooking Lafite-Rotschild and Cos d’Estournel, with the Gironde Estuary in the distance.
The yellow Château is glad to welcome you for a wine tour !
With over 98 acres of vine belonging to one owner, château Lafon-Rochet is one of the great ambassadors of Saint-Estephe (4th in Classified Growths in 1855). Perfectly situated between Lafite-Rothschild and Cos d’Estounel, the vineyard of Lafon-Rochet is one of the oldest in the Médoc, going back to the XVIth centuryThe visit of our infrastructures is completed by a detailed explanation of the wine-making process : from the grape to the wine.
When going /Finishing by the tasting room you could appreciate a great view on the vineyard and discover the two wines of this familial estate : Château Lafon-Rochet et les Pèlerins de Lafon-Rochet.
You will certainly meet Michel Tesseron, the owner or his son Basile who manage the propriety and in any case you will be lucky enough to catch sight of Ho Hisse, our cute Boxer.Michel and Basile like to shake up the conventions and follow theirs intuitions: Lafon Rochet’s wine shows a powerful temperament and a very elegant personality. Due to the Cabernets on clay, representing one third of the plots, the particularity of Château Lafon-Rochet resides in a mineral aspect which brings finesse to the powerful potential of Saint Estèphe wine.
Through each vintage, Lafon-Rochet improves its elegance and its refinement as well as its character and its precision.Enjoy your summer !
From May to August, we are open weekends and bank holidays!