Definition - What does Chateau Lafleur mean?
Château Lafleur is a wine estate located on the Right Bank in the region of Bordeaux, France. It is located in the appellation of Pomerol. Their wines are unclassified, however the estate holds a high reputation and is recognized as one of the great growths in the region.
Its second label is Les Pensées de Lafleur.
WineFrog explains Chateau Lafleur
Château Lafleur was purchased by the Greloud family in the mid-18th century which was later divided among the sons into two separate properties. Today, the estate is run by Sylvie and Jacques Guinadeau.
The vineyards are found on the gravel soils of the Pomerol plateau, rich in potassium and iron, covering around nine acres and is planted with 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon. Their production averages around one-thousand cases of their Grand vin and 750 cases of their second label.