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Had the pleasure of a wine tour, tasting and then dinner here as part of an event. It’s a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
United Kingdom
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Expansive winery steps away from a local hotel. Excellent tour including barrel making process... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toronto, Canada
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The Château Smith Haut Lafitte, Grand Cru Classé de Graves, is both one of the oldest Bordeaux wine properties and one the most pioneering in its approach to the terroir, the quality of its wines and in its insatiable efforts to meet the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
33650 Martillac, France
+33 7 89 35 23 63
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of a wine tour, tasting and then dinner here as part of an event. It’s a wonderful venue, the wines are out of this world and the food and service was excellent. Would recommend to anyone

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Expansive winery steps away from a local hotel. Excellent tour including barrel making process, wine varietals overview, proprietor’s cellar with entry staircase hidden in the floor. Bonus - the proprietor was on the location during the tour which added to the entire experience.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Besides being one of the best wines in France, this huge complex offers visits, a spa, hotel and restaurants. Well equiped, it is a gem in Bordeaux area. Worth going!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This winery is extra ordinary, it’s extraordinary! If you knew the meticulous detail that goes into the growing, sorting, and winemaking process here, you would begin to understand why these wines are some of the Best wines in all of Bordeaux. I know that’s a...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We tasted 4 wines while staying across the street. Great wines, especially the white chateau. The grounds are beautiful as well.

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The facilities/setting are beautiful. The tastings are not cheap. But our problem was that we showed up 43 minutes before closing for a tasting, and were told we were too late to do a small tasting flight because they do not do tastings within 45...More

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ChateauSHL, Responsable relations clients at Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Dear Sir, We truly appologize for the lack of information you get; Our "Comptoir de Dégustation" is a complete activity with 4 wines tasted, tasting notes, explanations about terroir characteristics, food and wine pairing.... that's why it takes routhly 1h00 to enjoy the activity with...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018

Situated in the middle of the vineyard, the castle has an amazing view. It's just beautiful. You must take the tour because the caves are just amazing and I've seen a lot in my life. You can taste different wines and there's a little game...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the vineyard as we were staying at Les Sources Caudalie. We were traveling with our 2 children (10 & 12) and assured they would be welcome to join. It was a quick hour, and a great way to spend it. Any longer would...More

Thank meptravel
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Guided tour was perfect, one of best you can visit. Not only wine but also chateau is stylish and tasteful.

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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

When out of a tour, welcome was so poor and service so bad, we gave up buying bottles as we were snubbed. Too commercial (18€ to test wine) without any interest in sharing!More

Thank Caroline D
Alix O, Responsable relations publiques at Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Dear Madam, We truly appologize for the bad experience you had in our Estate. In order to improve our service quality, could you send us more details on the following email adress? alix.ounis@smith-haut-lafitte.com Many thanks for your help, Alix Ounis Hospitality Manager Château Smith Haut...More

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