When Baron James de Rothschild acquired Lafite in 1868, the château, its terroir, and its wines were already storied. First noted as a wine producer in the 13th century, the château earned Premier Grand Cru Classé status in 1855.
First noted as a wine producer.
Lafite earned Premier Grand Cru Classé.
Baron James acquired Lafite.
Over the years – which soon became decades, then centuries – following Baron James’ arrival, his children, and their children, and their children in turn, have stewarded the château through both turbulence and accomplishment.
“From the phylloxera crisis to the Great Depression, in times of peace and war, Lafite has continued to tell the story of each year, in vintages that offer up their own inimitable testament to the natural world.”
“We always seek to discover terroirs with distinctive identities and great potential.”
Over the past sixty years, the DBR Lafite family has grown to include new Châteaux in the region, a wine in the Corbières valley, a collection of Bordeaux wines, Les Légendes R, and has extended across the world to areas in Chile, Argentina, and China.
In every vineyard and every cellar, we extend the same spirit of hard work performed hand-in-hand with nature.
Ever united with one common ambition: to give full expression to the true character of our wines.
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Part of the sixth generation to carry this tradition forward, Saskia de Rothschild brings our longstanding commitment to sustainability to the fore.
Together, we’re placing the future of our vineyards, and the land that sustains them, in the hands of today.
Ensuring that not only our vintners, our vines, and our wines – but also our global environment – continue to thrive for generations to come.