The winery is in the appellation Pomerol
in Bordeaux. To be confused with the "big brother" Château Latour
to avoid in Pauillac, it carries the addition "à Pomerol". It had been owned by the Loubat family since the beginning of the 19th century Château Petrus
bought. After Madame Loubat's death in 1961, Lily Lacoste inherited most of it and leased it to the family empire Moueix
, The estate has a great past, outstanding vintages were in 1945, 1947 and 1961 (see also under Wine of the century
). The vineyards with eight hectares of vineyards are planted with Merlot (90%) and Cabernet Franc (10%). The extremely long-lived red wine is aged for 18 months in a quarter of new oak barrels. There is no second wine.