Château Lascombes in Bordeaux sold to Napa winery owner

Château Lascombes, the Margaux-based second growth in bordeaux’s 1855 Classification, has become the first winery in Europe to be acquired by Lawrence Wine Estates, which already owns top Napa wineries Heitz Cellar, Burgess Cellars and Stony Hill. The group was established by the Lawrence family, led by US entrepreneur Gaylon Lawrence, alongside managing partner and Master sommelier Carlton McCoy Jr (MS). ‘We are honoured to become the new stewards of such a historical estate,’ said Lawrence. ‘This chateau has some of the greatest vineyards in Margaux and our family looks forward to caring for Château Lascombes for many generations to come.’ Financial details of the deal weren’t disclosed. Insurance group MACSF – [...] Voir l'article complet sur Decanter

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