“A chacun son Castillon! ” VIP wine tasting with the winemakers, an enjoyable evening of a high standard

Article published in september 2019

Only a few kms away from the famous Saint-Emilion village, the appellation (AOC) Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux gathers 9 villages (amongst Belvès-de-Castillon, Saint Magne de Castillon, Gardegan-et-Tourtirac, Saint-Philippe-d’Aiguilhe, Puisseguin, etc)

Merlot is the predominant grape variety (70%), followed by Cabernet Franc (20%) & Cabernet Sauvignon (10%) On 2300 hectares of vineyards, come and meet the 230 winemakers who work with passion

Book your day for a wine tasting, a lunch or a discovery of architectural Châteaux

In a lovely wine bar I took part in this VIP wine tasting

Castillon is also very interesting regarding history. Read my complete article about the Battle of Castillon which takes place every summer: https://french-wine-love.com/2020/07/31/the-battle-of-castillon-will-aquitaine-remain-english-all-summer-get-back-into-history-with-this-breathtaking-show/

Maison du Vin Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux 6 allée de la République – 33350 Castillon-la-Bataille Tél: 05 57 40 00 88 contact@castillon-cotesdebordeaux.com www.castillon-cotesdebordeaux.com

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