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Château Larose-Trintaudon

The estate is located in the municipality of Saint-Laurent im Médoc (Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux) At the Bordeaux Classification according to the old now no longer valid system, it was last classified in 2003 as "Cru Bourgeois". The founding year is 1719, when Jean-Pierre du Pontet took over a property called Domaine Perganson. The term Larose-Trintaudon is first used in 1841. Under the later owner Comte Ernest de Lahens expanded in 1872, the land on a total of 345 hectares. At the end of the 19th century, a large part of the vineyards were destroyed mildew and phylloxera destroyed.

In 1963, the totally rundown property was owned by the Forner family. With great effort the château was renovated, invested in new cellar technology and under advice of the well-known oenologist Professor Émile Peynaud (1912-2004) the vineyards newly planted. In 1986, the property was sold to the insurance company "Assurances Générales de France". The vineyards cover 180 hectares of vineyards, making it by far the largest winery in Médoc. They are planted with Cabernet Sauvignon (60%) and Merlot (40%). The long-lived red wine is aged for 10 to 12 months in up to 25% new barrels. The second wine is called "Larose-Saint-Laurent". In 1996, a joint venture was entered into with the Chilean Granella family. in the Cachapoal Valley The winery Casas del Toqui is operated with about 100 hectares. In 2007, the Château Arnauld (Arcins, Haut-Médoc) was purchased.

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