In de regio Bordeaux is Château Lafon Rochet verkocht aan wijnmaker Emmanuel Cruse en zakenman Jacky Lorenzetti.De laatste beweegt zich al sinds 2008 in de wijn wereld. The drinksbusiness meldt:
Bordeaux Jacky Lorenzetti, the chairman of the Terreis real estate company and majority owner of the Racing Metro 92 rugby club, and leading Bordeaux winemaker Emmanuel Cruse have bought Château Lafon Rochet in St Estephe from Michel Tesseron and his sister Caroline Poniatowski.
In 2008, when he sold the Foncia real estate business which managed over a million and a half properties, Lorenzetti, embarked on building a collection of significant Bordeaux wine estates.
The first purchase was of Chateau Lilian Ladouys in Saint-Estèphe, followed, the next year following year by Chateau Pédesclaux the Pauillac neighbour of Lafite-Rothschild. Four years later he acquired 50% du Chateau d’Issan in Margaux from the Cruse family, since when Emmanuel Cruse, one of the region’s most highly respected has headed the Lorenzetti wine business.