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Chateau du Taillan

56 avenue de la Croix, 33320 Le Taillan-Medoc, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 57 47 00
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Hidden Cellar - Ancient History - Beautiful Castle

Château du Taillan is a very large property with a beautiful chateau and very ancient cellars which... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
PilotMichael
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Pasadena, California
Warm and hospitable

We were able to spend a lovely evening at the Chateau with the Owners granddaughter. We we made to... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Stealthcritic
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Palm Beach, Florida
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Chateau du Taillan is situated at 11km from Bordeaux, on the medoc road. Its history dates back to the middle-age and it is one of the oldest winery in Medoc area. Its vaulted cellars dating from the XVIth century are unique in Bordeaux. You will discover the Chateau from the XVIIIth century as well as the pink marble alterpiece if you go for a walk in the beautiful park. Discover an authentic setting, a family history and ask for the legend of "La Dame Blanche"! Tasting visit : visit of the cellar followed by the tasting of wines : 6€/pers Gourmet visit : visit of the cellar followed by the tasting of 3 wines around a cheese and meat platter. Booking requested, 15€/pers Picnic visit : visit of the cellar, tasting and picnic in the park with wines of the Chateau. Booking requested : 25€/pers
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56 avenue de la Croix, 33320 Le Taillan-Medoc, Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Château du Taillan is a very large property with a beautiful chateau and very ancient cellars which you can explore. This is a place to discover the ancient beginnings of the Medoc. Beautiful park setting with tables to relax and enjoy a glass of wine...More

Thank PilotMichael
Ch_du_Taillan, Oenotourisme at Chateau du Taillan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Michael, Many thanks for your comment! It was a pleasure to welcome you here, in our beautiful cellars! We are happy to see that you enjoyed our wines. See you next time! Regards, Johanna Wine Tourism

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We were able to spend a lovely evening at the Chateau with the Owners granddaughter. We we made to feel like old friend and honored guests. After a tour of the beautiful wine cave, we were led to the tasting room where we sampled one...More

Thank Stealthcritic
Armelle C, Propriétaire at Chateau du Taillan, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

It was a pleasure to have you home and I am glad you appreciated it . Chateau du TAILLAN is a very special place where you can still find family atmosphere and winebusiness. Thank you for coming best regards Armelle CRUSE The owner

Reviewed 30 May 2017

We got to the winery without reservation and were very lucky that a tour in English would start shortly. The tour was not too long given the size of the winery but the explanation was very well done, the lady conducting the tour was knowledgeable...More

Thank Lulumex06
Ch_du_Taillan, Wine Tourism at Chateau du Taillan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Dear Lulumex, Many thanks for your comment! I'm happy to know that you enjoyed the visit in our cellars! See you on a next visit! Regards, Johanna Wine Tourism

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I brought some friends for the second time at the Château du Taillan, and this place is still magic. Just outside of the city of Bordeaux (15min drive) the Château is a quiet and lovely area. Our guide was really interesting and full of little...More

Thank Raph2F
Ch_du_Taillan, Oenotourisme at Chateau du Taillan, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Dear Raph, Many thanks for this comment wich is very nice! I 'm happy to see that you spent good time during the tour of our cellars. See you on a next visit! Regards, Johanna Wine Tourism

Reviewed 20 April 2017

We caught the 29 bus from Bordeaux centre (1.50€), followed by a 20 minute walk to the chateau. We arrived without a reservation. The doors to the office & shop were locked so we sat on one of the many benches in the beautiful garden...More

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Ch_du_Taillan, Oenotourisme at Chateau du Taillan, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Hello, Many thanks for your comment. Baptiste was very happy to welcome you here and we are glad that you enjoyed the tour and the tasting. We hope to meet you next time!

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful winery as well as friendly. Easy to access via city bus (however at the bus stop someone switched the direction signs, so don't believe everything you read) flavourful wine (we bought two) but the yards are to die for - think Downton...More

Thank janetmM7774ZD
Reviewed 1 September 2016

A fantasic welcome we received, without pre-booking anything, got the full tour through the cellars, the history of the castle, wine tasting, beautiful garden, RECOMENDED!

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Ch_du_Taillan, assistante oenotourisme at Chateau du Taillan, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2016

Hello, Thank you very much for your recommendation, we are glad that you enjoyed the visit ! We will be happy to welcome you again ! Best regards, L'équipe du Château du Taillan

Reviewed 23 August 2016

We turned up for a tour and were told we'd have to wait a short while so we browsed the gift shop where we were also able to taste a few wines. After the tasting we asked again about the tour but were told they...More

Thank nicky B
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I really enjoyed the tour of the property. The guide was, unlike some other posts, very pleasant and spoke excellent English. It apparently is the oldest Chateau in Medoc. The wine however it just average. This is a great place to add another tour onto...More

Thank Matthew M
Ch_du_Taillan, Assistante oenotourisme at Chateau du Taillan, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

Hello Matthew, We are glad that you enjoyed the visit ! Hope you will come back to enjoy our best vintages, L'Equipe du Château du Taillan

Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours with our parents in Bordeaux and wanted to visit a Chateau in the surrounding. The Tourist Office advised us the Château de Taillan, not far from the city. We had a very good, friendly and helpful guide. Historically we...More

Thank Irotchka
Ch_du_Taillan, assistante oenotourisme at Chateau du Taillan, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2016

Hello, Thank you very much for this comment. We are glad that you enjoyed the visit. We will be happy to receive you again !

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