Château Lafite Rothschild is a wine estate in France, owned by members of the Rothschild family
since the 19th century. The name Lafite comes from the Gascon term "la hite" meaning "small hill".
Lafite was one of four wine-producing Châteaux of Bordeaux originally awarded
First Growth status in the 1855 Classification, which was based on recent prices.
Since then, it has been a consistent producer of one of the world's most expensive red wines