Henri Greloud founded Château Lafleur in 1872, a small vineyard of 4.5 hectares. He renovated the vineyard, built a house and a cellar, and gave the new cru the name of the place called: Lafleur. Since 1985, the vinification of these fabulous vintages has been possible. Finally in 2002, his descendants became owners of Château Lafleur.
To better understand the subtleties of Lafleur wines, you must first take an interest in the vineyards. Lafleur vines are planted on three very different soils. To the north-west the sandy-clayey gravel, to the south and to the east, the clayey gravel, in the heart of the vineyard, the gravelly sands. This rare combination of soils explains to some extent the uniqueness of Lafleur. It is then necessary to evoke the grape variety which with a parity Merlots and Bouchets, which largely contributes to the complexity of the wines of Château Lafleur.
The wines of Château Lafleur are made without concession to fashions. Some studies express the complexity of Lafleur soil by adjusting the characteristics of each year. The depth and general characteristics of Lafrebourg wine are balance, the precision of the structure of the tannins and the talent of aging. Château Lafleur also produces five other wines: Pomerol on the clay gravel beach of Pences in the vineyards of Lafleur. On the clay-limestone terroir of Fronsac les Perrières (new label after act 1 to act 9). At Mouillac Château Grand Village red, Château Grand-Village white and Les Champs Libres, our Grand White Wine is brewed and aged in barrels.
Château Lafleur is a balanced, powerful, harmonious, complex wine marked by a good length in the mouth. Come and discover our selection of the best vintages of Château Lafleur now on our website.