While the property was acquired by Ets. Jean-Pierre Moueix in 2020, Château Lafleur-Gazin has been completely managed by the Moueix team since 1976.
Situated on the northern edge of the plateau of Pomerol, nestled between Château Gazin and Château La Fleur-Pétrus, the vineyard (averaging 30 years of age) is planted on soils varying from gravel to clay to silt, allowing for a very elegant expression of Merlot.
The vineyard management and vinification are carried out traditionally and with great care, producing a plump, supple, fleshy wine with ripe fruit and silky tannins.
Eminently approachable, even in its youth, Lafleur-Gazin is a delightful expression of the lighter style of Pomerol wines.
Pomerol is located on the Right Bank of the Dordogne river in Bordeaux, just north of the city of Liborne. The region shares maritime influences with other parts of Bordeaux, but its general distance from the coast makes it more continental than the Médoc. The area is planted primarily to Merlot and, to a lesser extent, Cabernet Franc. The diverse soils found in the region range from gravel to sand to clay, including the unique blue-clay known as ‘molasse’.