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Best vineyard tour ever! Seriously, do not miss this.

Having discovered the great wine this chateau produces at a wine fair where we rated it above all... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Bordeaux, France
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What an outstanding surprise

It just goes to show that you should never taste the label before the wine. The wines at this... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Karmen H
Canberra, Australia
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Ten minutes from Blaye and its world renowned citadelle (on the World Heritage UNESCO list), Château MONCONSEIL-GAZIN is among the oldest wine buildings in the area. The estate is located on one of the best sites on the limestone escarpment of Blaye...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
15 route de Compostelle, 33390 Plassac, Blaye, France
+33 6 74 55 03 99
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Having discovered the great wine this chateau produces at a wine fair where we rated it above all the others we tasted, we had the most comprehensive tour of this vineyard, wherein the history, viticulture, and ethos were explained in detail and with charm and...More

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Monconseil-Gazin, Propriétaire at Chateau Monconseil-Gazin, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words Rebecca! We are delighted that you truly enjoyed your visit and we'll be happy to welcome you again should you be in the area! Meanwhile we wish you all the best for the wedding next year!

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

It just goes to show that you should never taste the label before the wine. The wines at this establishment were gold. This has been the highlight of our 2 months in France. You absolutely must add this winery to your itinerary.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is our 5 visit to this lovely vineyard in Blaye where we come almost every summer with friends to pick up Monconseil Gazin wine. Jean-Michel and Francoise are the perfect hosts. They always welcome us with open arms and speak good English.The Chateau is...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I visited with my husband and son having phoned ahead to organise an English speaking tour. It is a beautiful and well maintained site and we received a warm welcome. It was just the right length of tour and gave us a good flavour for...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

This Chateau came recommended and not knowing anything, we just walked in an hour before their closing time. Francoise and her husband received us graciously and spent time with us explaining their history, wine making and the different wines of the Bordeaux area. She spoke...More

1  Thank Shailesh M
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We emailed the day before and made an appointment for a tour. We speak English and this wasn't a problem. Very friendly host. Had a private tour. So much better than a tour bus. We were able to ask questions and learnt about the history...More

Thank Jo G
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

On a sunny autumn afternoon, we had the pleasure of being given a short tour and tasting by Françoise, our most gracious host. She was very friendly and readily shared a brief history about their family wine business. We tasted a couple of really nice...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2015

This was part of out day tour to the wineries. The ladies who took the tour are the family owners and most charming. Treated us really well and went into great length about their wines. Will definately seek them out and a must on any...More

Thank 136Critic
Reviewed 10 May 2015

We visited with a tour group and were greeted as if we were old friends. Ms. Baudet was an excellent communicator and a wonderful spokesperson for the chalet. Her presentation was informative and seemed more than just an often-repeated spiel. She was beautifully interactive when...More

1  Thank PCmonkey
Reviewed 26 March 2015

On a recent ''Oldie'" magazine wine tasting tour we were superbly hosted by the owner + his wife at this Chateau. Having previously tasted their excellent, and very reasonably priced, wine I was excited to visit the Chai. The visit was the high point of...More

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