Bought in 1967, this property is the historical heart of my Vineyards. Château Du Grand Barrail is located in Plassac on hills over looking the Gironde.

    Notes :

Red Wine : Deep red colour, the wines are rich and steady with silky tannins.

White Wines :  Fine and fruity with grapefruit aromas, long in mouth due to Semillon.

    Technical datas :

- Area : 16 hectares

- Winery : Cement and stainless steel vats.

- Capacity : 3 820 hls - 150 oak barrels

- Varietals :

                         Red Wines : Merlot (65%) - Cabernet Sauvignon (30%) - Malbec (5%)

                         White wines : Sémillon (50%) - Sauvignon (50%)

- Vineyard average age : 30 years

- Nature of the soil : clayey-limestone, gravelly-limestone

    Located in the district of Cars, this Château expands my vineyards in 1971.

    Technical datas :

- Area : 8 hectares

- Location : Sunny southern hills

- Varietals : Merlot (80%) - Cabernet-Sauvignon (20%)

- Vineyard average age : 30 years

- Nature of the soil : clayey limestone

    Château Du Cavalier is a family estate located in Cars. This is the administrative and commercial office of Denis Lafon' vineyards. This is also where the wines are packed, stored and shipped.

    Notes :

The wines are supple, fruity and round.

Nice deep and intense red colour.

    Technical datas :

- Area : 12 hectares

- Winery : Stainless steel vats

- Capacity : 1 150 hls

- Varietals : Cabernet-Sauvignon (40%) - Merlot (60%)

- Vineyard average age : 20 years

- Nature of the soil : Gruppe (silted clay on flacky calcareous soil).

These soils are alcalin, hot and permeable. The grapes are always matured earlier on these terroirs.

    Notes :

The wines are rich and powerful.

Vignobles Denis LAFON - Bracaille, 33390 Cars / FRANCE. Phone : 00(33) 557 423 304   /   Email : vignobles@denislafon.com