At the foot of the spectacular Simonsberg mountain in the Franschhoek Valley lies the historic French Huguenot farm Fredericksburg, established in 1690 and now home to Rupert & Rothschild. A prestigious partnership in wine production, formed in 1997, between the Rupert family from South Africa and Baron Benjamin de Rothschild from France. Here both families share one goal: to produce world-class wine.
Château Clarke traces its roots to the 12th century and is situated in the southern part of the Médoc within the Listrac Médoc appellation. The estate has a rich history, purchased in the 18th century by its namesake Irish family, Château Clarke became famous in the early 20th century. The property was acquired by Baron Edmond de Rothschild in 1973 and underwent a transformation between 1974 to 1979. In 1998, Baron Benjamin de Rothschild took over the reins of Château Clarke from his late father. With his passion for excellence the Baron launched a series of investments which included renovating the fermentation room and employing the expertise of oenologist Michel Rolland.
This splendid estate acquired by Baron Benjamin de Rothschild in 2003, Château des Laurets vineyard covers 95 hectares which straddle two AOC districts: Puisseguin Saint-Émilion and Montagne Saint-Émilion. Within the property, 50 hectares located on Puisseguin land, are devoted to the production of Château des Laurets cru and ranks among the most promising young wines of Saint-Émilion.
Flechas de los Andes is the result of an alliance between Baron Benjamin de Rothschild and Mr Laurent Dassault, reflecting the fulfillment of their quest to find a great terroir at the base of the Andes. Located 120 km to the south of Mendoza, near the village of Vista Flores, Bodega Flechas de los Andes stands simply before the power of the majestic Andes Mountains. The utmost care, if not perfectionism, is given to vineyard operations in pursuit of the dual objectives of quality and environmental soundness.
The Rimapere vineyard acquired by Baron Benjamin de Rothschild in 2012, occupies 26 hectares of vineyards located on the prestigious site of Rapaura in the heart of Marlborough. With the assistance of the Peabody family, who own the well-known winery Craggy Range, grape growing and winemaking at Rimapere are carefully supervised.