A Premier Grand Cru Classé in the sweet white wine-producing region of Sauternes, which, apart from the famous Château d’Yquem, is the only other Grand Cru within the commune of Sauternes itself. The astonishingly small cellar produces stunningly rich and complex botrytized wines. The welcoming estate takes the time to engage visitors with art exhibitions, tastings and a fascinating seminar on the unique wines of Sauternes.
A Premier Cru Classe B in Saint-Emilion, this is considered a large estate in Saint-Émilion. Perched on a hillside, the estate grounds, which were once part of an estate that included the famous Chateau Pavie, offer stunning vistas while simultaneously producing deeply aromatised wines.
A Fifth Growth owned by the Tesseron family, this estate can trace its history back to 1725. Neighbouring the vineyards of Château Mouton Rothschild, Pontet-Canet is one of the largest producers in the Medoc. In addition, driven by a respect for nature and the environment, the estate is managed biodynamically.
A Cru Bourgeois neighbouring Château Calon Segur and Château Montrose, critics, enthusiasts and amateurs alike celebrate this estate. A unique building in the Medoc, the Château combines both the residence and wine making structure in one connected building. With a great diversity of terroir the estate produces stunningly complex yet elegant wines. And the team itself has become famous for their hospitality.
A Grand Cru Classe in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Saint-Émilion, this estate produces high quality wines based predominantly on the Merlot grape. The distinctive red cellar was designed by famous architect Jean Nouvel and is complemented by the red stone terrace at the estate’s restaurant, La Terrasse Rouge.
Celebrated for his unique understanding of Sauvignon Blanc, Denis Dubourdieu has parlayed his knowledge into the production of stunning botrytized wines. Included in the classification of Sauternes and Barsac, this estate is a Second Grand Cru Classe. While it’s famous for its poised and elegant sweet whites, the estate also produces a highly acclaimed dry white at its beautiful and classic facility.
Once visited by the Dauphine Princess Maria-Josepha of Saxony, the wife and mother of Kings, is one of the largest in the greater Right Bank Libourne region. The beautifully-restored manor house and stunning modern cellars produce wines that are prized for the freshness of the tannins and their overall vigour.
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