You are here on the estate of Château Lafon-Rochet in Saint-Estèphe (4th Grand Cru Classé in 1855). At the beginning, it was a family property belonging to Antoinette de Guillemotes that married Etienne de Lafon in 1650 and brought the estate of “Rochet” as a dowry for marriage. Only a century later Jean Lafon, heir to the Rochet estate, baptized it “Lafon-Rochet”. After more than two centuries in this family, the property passed into the hands of different families who succeeded each other every 20 to 30 years.
Then the Tesseron family, native from Cognac, became the owner when Guy Tesseron acquired the winery in 1960. Three generations (Michel then Basile Tesseron) succeeded each other in the destiny of the property for sixty years. Late 2021, the Lorenzetti family owning the Exceptional Cru Bourgeois next door, Château Lilian Ladouys (in 2008), the Château Pédesclaux (in 2009) located in Pauillac and the half of the Château d’Issan (in 2013) located in Margaux, acquired the Château Lafon-Rochet.”