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Chateau LaFayette Reneau

Chateau LaFayette Reneau Located in Hector on the east shore of Seneca Lake, Chateau LaFayette Reneau is a producer of premium award-winning wines. An ideal microclimate, combined with state-of-the-art equipment and exacting vinification techniques, assure consistant, high quality wines.

From The North: Take Exit 41 off Interstate 90. Follow 414 to 5 & 20. Go straight thru 5 & 20. Continue over bridge to stop sign. Take a right and continue to next stop sign. (96) Continue on 96S until it merges with 414S. Stay on 414 until Hector and the Winery is on the right. From The South: Take Route 17 (Future I-86) to Elmira Heights. Take exit for 14N. Continue on 14N until Watkins Glen. From Watkins Glen take route 414N for approximately 7 miles. The winery is on the left. From Ithaca: Take 96 N to Perry City Road. Follow Perry City Road until it merges with Route 79. Continue on 79 until Burdett. Continue straight thru first stop sign. At second stop sign take a right. Continue on Main St (CR5) until stop sign. Take a right onto RT 414 continue 3.5 miles.

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5081 Route 414, Hector, NY, US, 14841 Email:
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  Cabernet Sauvignon
A delicious Cabernet opening with ripe cherry fruit in the nose and on the palate leading to a good balance of oak and soft tannins. Finishing with good acidity and chocolate. This wine will age very well for the next several years.
  Cabernet Sauvignon (Owner's Reserve)
An elegant wine with layers of black cherry and plum fruit. Leading to a good balance of oak and tannins, with a silky finish of chocolate and spice.
  Chardonnay (Barrel Fermented)
Savory oak aroma with vanilla and cinnamon undertones. Barrel fermentation lends to the generous and silky mouth feel. Wonderful lemony crisp, satisfying, well-balanced finish.
  Chardonnay (Proprietor's Reserve)
Select Chardonnay grapes harvested at full ripeness, fermented and aged ten months in new oak. Overtones of ripe pear and apple. Subtle butterscotch. Perfect marriage of soft oak and fruit. Only 400 cases produced!
  Cuvee Rouge
An extremely smooth blend of Vinifera and French- American hybrid grapes produce this bright and lively bold red with a velvet texture that will complement any food pairing. Delightful on its own.
  Dry Riesling
An appealing peach nose and flavor, perfectly structured to enhance any meal. Dry, with elegant melon fruit and notable citrus character. A slight, surprising spritz is our unique Riesling style. Sold Out!
  Emperor's Blush
Crafted from a refined blend of venifera and hybrid grapes, this blush melds notes of ripe strawberries with the mouthwatering flavors of fresh-cut watermelon. A Giant Step above White Zinfandel!
  Johannesburg Riesling
A refreshing peach nose and honeysuckle with delicate citrus fruit flavors that dance in the mouth. The lingering spicy pear finish and lively texture reveals an abundance of Riesling character. The reason fish were created.
  Late Harvest Riesling
Showing typical botrytis characters of candied apricot, peach, pineapple and floral Riesling fruit. The palate is lusciously sweet and concentrated, with a balancing crisp acidity and wonderful length of flavor. This wine is the perfect accompaniment to fresh fruit tarts or strongly flavored cheeses.
  Meadow Mist
Native American and French American hybrid grapes artfully blended for the perfect soft, fruity rose wine. Easy to drink with generous fruit flavors. Like a May afternoon! Sold Out!
A deep rich color encompassed in the delightful fragrance of ripe black cherries. Finishing with chocolate and oak overtones. Full bodied, easy drinking wine.
  Niagara Mist
Remarkable sweet aroma with pleasant grape taste. Rich and golden hued with a creamy body and long, smooth satisfying finish. Savor a cluster of New York's favorite grape in every glass.
  Northern White
A floral bouquet on the nose with a gentle fruit aroma. Opens with melon, a touch of pineapple and white peach flavors, followed by hints of creamy vanilla. A balanced wine with lush texture and crisp acidicy.
  Pinot Noir
A rich ruby varietal with lively aromas of ripe cherries and currants that give way to the lush tannins so sought after in this classic. A prime example of one of the most coveted wines in the world. International Gold Medal.
  Pinot Noir Blanc
Pinot Noir grapes produce this blushing pink wine with a ripe strawberry and cranberry nose. Ample bodied with appealing fruit flavors. A Giant Step above White Zinfandel!
  Roaring Red
A blend of hybrid and Vinifera. A deep purple hue reveals a layered middle of cherries, plum and spice. Soft tannins finish with a lingering bit of sweetness. Rich in texture and smooth in body.
A flowery nose with subtle apple aroma. Smooth and crisp with ample fruit and a lush texture. Complexities of oak and grass mingle on the palate to produce this unique new kind of Chardonnay.


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