The first owner of the château was Raymond Peyraguey. However, it is Lafaurie who brings its great fame to this white wine of Sauternes. In 1984, the GDF-Suez group...Read more
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The first owner of the château was Raymond Peyraguey. However, it is Lafaurie who brings its great reputation to this white wine of Sauternes. In 1984, the GDF-Suez group became the owner of Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey. This Sauternes wine estate is located in Gironde. This Sauternes appellation has been a Premier Grand Cru of Bordeaux wines since 1855. In 2014, Silvio Denz bought the Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey. The latter is also the owner of two Grands Crus classés of Saint-Émilion. Silvio Denz respects the traditions of Peyraguey and Lafaurie. The harvest of this Sauternes wine is done by hand, with seven passages, for a rigorous selection of the grapes.
Geographical location of Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey
The Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey is located on the heights of Bommes, a village in the Sauternes region. This village in the heart of the Sauternes vineyards is located 42 km southeast of Bordeaux. The Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey is located on a siliceous-gravel and clay-gravel soil. The vineyard of 18 hectares is planted on the high terrace of Sauternes. Thus the vines benefit from very favorable climatic conditions with a microclimate. The vineyard is located between the left bank of the Garonne and the Ciron.
The wines of Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey
The Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey produces several white wines of Sauternes appellation. The first Sauternes Grand Cru Classé, Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey, is an exceptional wine to keep in the cellar. This sweet white wine is composed of three grape varieties: Semillon, Sauvignon and Muscadelle. The second wine is called La Chapelle de Lafaurie-Peyraguey. The Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey also offers a dry white wine made from Sémillon and Sauvignon. Maisons Roses de Lafaurie is a Bordeaux Rosé appellation wine, composed of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. This rosé wine develops aromas of red fruits with a nice freshness.