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Château Laffitte-Carcasset

The winery is located in the municipality Saint-Estèphe in the eponymous area in the Médoc (Bordeaux.) At the Bordeaux Classification after the old, now no longer valid system it was last classified 2003 as "Cru Bourgeois". There is no connection to the famous Château Lafite-Rothschild, The property was bought in 1790 by eponymous prosecutor Joseph Laffitte. After varied history with different owners, it was acquired in 1970 by Viscount Philippe de Padirac. Today it is managed by son Philip and wife Constance. The vineyards cover 27 hectares of vineyards, with the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon (70%), Merlot (29%) and Petit Verdot (1%) are planted. The long-lived red wine is aged for 14 months in one-third new barriques. The second wine is called "Château la Vicomtesse".

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