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Great experience

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Milan D
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Beautiful wine castle with great tour guide

There are several types of visits. We did the 18 euros and it was well worth it. We really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vaux-sur-Mer, France
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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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Milan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are several types of visits. We did the 18 euros and it was well worth it. We really enjoyed the way the castle is run as a family business. Our tour guide spoke great English and was very knowledgeable. Maybe a suggestion would be...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

The tour was so informative and interesting. The wine tasting at the end of the tour was fabulous, they gave me a souvenir glass wine stopper.

Thank BasketballMama
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Very well managed chateau with a beautiful tower and grounds, large, impressive cellars that are separate for their blanc and rouge wines, and an excellent tasting that included 2010 Blanc and 2015 and 1993 rouge. The 2015 was too young, the others showed incredibly well....More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We went as a visit with professors from a local Business School. It is lovely but also very interesting all the eco-friendly work they are doing. The white wine is to die for.

Thank Paloma M
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The vineyard is vast and full of beautiful artwork. The wine tasting tour is very complete and the wine cellar is impressive and beautiful, a true work of art. For value and taste, I recommend their wine La Lievre.

Thank MrDanielVelez
Reviewed 5 February 2018

One of the most visually stunning and gorgeous wine estates in the world, this is a must visit tour and tasting while in Bordeaux. The story book chateau is set amidst sprawling vineyards as far as the eye can see. The wine cellars are immense...More

Thank TheLuxeVoyager
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Gorgeous dining experience. Delicious menu. Very attentive staff. We had the 5 course lunch and it was perfect. Don't worry if you don't like something on the menu as the chef will change it for you. They even had gluten free dinner rolls! After lunch...More

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This winery has a day's worth of tourism activity to keep you very interested. The winery is big and the tour is extensive. The property has artwork and sculptures all over the place. In the forest next to them, as part of their property, they...More

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