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Château Smith Haut Lafitte Buys Flora Springs Estate in Napa

January 22, 2020

Château Smith Haut Lafitte owners Daniel and Florence Cathiard announced the purchase of a historic estate winery in Rutherford, California. Originally founded in 1885 by the Scottish Rennie Brothers, and located on the lower slopes of the Mayacamas mountains, the estate includes 59 vineyard acres plus 200 forest acres and was the home of Flora Springs. The purchase does not include the Flora Springs brand which will be retained by the Komes and Garvey families ...