Omri Ram, the talented winemaker at Chateau Lafleur, brings a unique perspective to the world of winemaking. Prior to joining Lafleur, Ram’s expertise lay in working with Sauvignon Blanc in New Zealand. However, when he made the transition to Bordeaux, he encountered an entirely new challenge—crafting wines primarily from Merlot and Cabernet Franc grapes.
Ram’s journey from New Zealand to Bordeaux was marked by a shift from Sauvignon Blanc to Bordeaux’s renowned red varietals. While he bid farewell to Sauvignon Blanc, he embraced the art of creating exceptional Merlot and Cabernet Franc blends. This transition showcases Ram’s versatility and dedication to mastering the intricacies of winemaking, ultimately contributing to Chateau Lafleur’s continued excellence.