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Chateau Laniote

Address: Chateau Laniote, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
Phone Number: 05 57 24 70 80
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Ranked #5 of 32 Activities in Saint-Emilion
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Owner description: Chateau Laniote has been in the same family for almost two centuries. Arnaud de la Filolie...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Chateau Laniote has been in the same family for almost two centuries. Arnaud de la Filolie, assisted by his oenologist wife, Florence Ribereau-Gayon has been in charge since 1989. The vineyard spread over 12 acres at the North-West of Saint-Emilion. The soil is made of Clay and Limestone on subsoil of Astéries limestone. The grape varieties are Merlot 80% Cabernet Franc 15% Cabernet Sauvignon 5% aged of 32 years. The vinifications are traditional and the wine is aged 12 to 14 months in oak barrels with 45 to 50 % of new oak.

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Hollister
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

What a wonderful site to visit! The owner/tour guide, has an extreme love and passion for his wine and is entertaining from start to finish! Although the wine tasted was young, if you have time to let it age, it will be wonderful! Never the less, we had a wonderful and comic visit.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Chateau Laniote should not be missed! Not only is the wine delicious and the scenery beautiful, but winery owner, Arnaud is a great host. He is incredibly knowledgable and even performs impressive magic tricks. I'll absolutely be returning to this chateau should I be back in Saint-Emilion.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My parents had been to Chateau Laniote on two previous trips to Bordeaux and highly recommended a visit. My husband and I were travelling with our four month old and decided we would only be able to visit one winery in St Emilion and we chose Chateau Laniote - we were not disappointed. The Chateau is very close to the... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My friend and I are new to Bordeaux, and as recent college graduates, are only just beginning to learn about all the wonderful wines of this region! After spending a beautiful afternoon wandering around the countryside of Saint-Emilion, we stumbled upon Chateau Laniote. We made a last-minute reservation just 5 minutes before arriving and were immediately welcomed into the intimate... More 

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Princeton, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We ended a day long private tour of St. Emilion wineries with a memorable visit to Chateau Laniote. Chateau Laniote is a traditional vineyard owned by the same family that began it three generations before. Instead of the professional guides we were met by at the previous wineries we visited over the two preceding days, we were immediately met by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The very eccentric owner was our guide ... He took our camera and snapped dozens of photos ... He did magic tricks for us (really) ... and he was also informative. The wines were ok, but the entertainment was unforgettable.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We had booked wine tasting at this vineyard over the Internet a couple of weeks before coming to the area. We turned up about 10 minutes before the tour started only to be asked if we could come back in an hour as the owner/manager was eating. Needless to say we didn't. Shame as it looked a lovely setting.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

During our Wine Tour we visited Chateau Laniote. The owner Monsieur Arnaud de la Filolie, met us and he was very entertaining, most informative and charming host. Chateau Laniote is a Grand Cru Classe and the wine was very good. It is a traditional family estate and most of the work is done by hand with a focus on quality.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We visited Laniote in May - this was my husband's second visit. You cannot beat the energy and excitement of Arnaud - he will make anyone laugh! We enjoyed the addition of the movie to his tour. The wines are so-so, but the entertainment makes the visit worthwhile! This would be a great vineyard to tour with children.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

The owner, Arnaud, made us feel like guests. He was entertaining and most informative. A charming host. We happened to choose his vineyard by chance, and were delighted we had. It was an eyeopener to see how small vineyards operate - very different than the norm in Australia.

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