Chateau du Taillan, Le Taillan-Medoc

4.1
Castle · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Located on the banks of the Garonne, Chateau du Taillan has been in the winemaking business since the Middle Ages. In fact, the Knights Templar are believed to have made their own wine here. The current owner's family has presided over the business for more than 100 years. Their vineyard specializes in merlot, because the grape does so well in the region's clay-limestone soil. Take a tour of the winery, which covers the history of the castle, as well as its 16th-century cellars, and taste its acclaimed wine. Arrange to visit Chateau du Taillan and other attractions in Bordeaux using our Bordeaux road trip planning site.
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  • A quintessential Chateau experience in the Bordeaux area (specifically Haut-Medoc), set around a stunning central building and with ancient and atmospheric cellars. The visit is nicely organised by...  more »
  • 2nd stop on our wine tour. It was absolutely beautiful. The grounds are stunning and the owner was our lead. She made us feel very welcome with the added extra of having Helious the dog with us. I...  more »
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  • Great tour and great wine. Gerry was very informative
  • Nice tour and nice wine!

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