Francois Lurton Winery
François Lurton comes from a family with a respected tradition of making wine in France. Representing the 5th generation of the Bordeaux Lurton Family, François Lurton set up his own business in 1988 firstly with his brother Jacques.
Hacienda Araucano is a boutique, organic and biodynamic winery, owned by François Lurton since 1996, in the same year François produced his first wine “Gran Araucano” Cabernet Sauvignon. Through the years the wine has been awarded Best Cabernet Sauvignon of Chile (three times actually) in the prestigious competition of the Wines of Chile Awards.
Today, François Lurton owns Hacienda Araucano (Chile), Bodega Piedra Negra (Argentina – Uco Valley), Campo Eliseo (Spain) and Mas Janiel (France). All four wineries follow his organic and biodynamic philosophy of making exceptional wines.
Francois Lurton Wines
Icon Alka (100% Carmenere 2014) (93 pts by James Suckling)
Gran Araucano (100% Cabernet Sauvignon) (93 pts by James Suckling & 3x winner of best Cabernet Sauvignon of Chile)
Clos de Lolol (Red blend 2013) (92 pts by James Suckling)
Clos de Lolol (White blend 2015) (92 pts by James Suckling)
Humo Blanco Gran Cuvee (2014) (93 pts by James Suckling)
Humo Blanco Sauvignon Blanc (2016) (91 pts by James Suckling)
Humo Blanco Syrah (2016) (revelation wine at Descorchados magazine) (no sulfites added)
Humo Blanco Pinot Noir
Humo Blanco Cabernet Franc
Humo Blanco Syrah
Araucano Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon (2015) (90 pts by James Suckling)
Araucano Reserva Carmenere
Araucano Reserva Chardonnnay
Une Rose Pinot Noir (Sparkling) **New 2017 addition
Vina Francois Lurton, Lolol, Santa Cruz, Colchagua, Chile