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Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte

33650 Martillac, France
+33 5 57 83 11 22
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Beautiful & interesting

We went as a visit with professors from a local Business School. It is lovely but also very... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
Paloma M
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Lima
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Impressive!

The vineyard is vast and full of beautiful artwork. The wine tasting tour is very complete and... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
MrDanielVelez
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Monterrey, Mexico
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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 connoisseurs' satisfaction. For 25 years now, Florence and Daniel Cathiard have inspired SHL a momentum toward nature called "Bio Precision". The quality of the red and white first and second wines grows constantly in the eyes of the national and international critics and the grand vin enthusiast witness it every day as the doors of the underground cellar, the new 100 % gravity operated vat room, the renovated cooperage and the positive energy Stealth Cellar are open all year long, upon appointment.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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33650 Martillac, France
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Reviewed April 14, 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.

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Reviewed April 2, 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.

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Reviewed February 4, 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

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Reviewed December 22, 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
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Reviewed November 12, 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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Reviewed November 4, 2017

an appointment is required...but worth the visit ... the winery has been upgraded to a very high level of quality

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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

A wedding ceremony on the grounds of Chateau SHL. Superb. The angels brought out the sunshine this weekend and we had a charming experience. Fresh air, crisp blue skies, blurred fantasy sunset and memorable moments of every step. Excellent wines from the Chateau.

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

We approach the chateau from the road and the there was a red carpet down, but I fear not for us. The hole estate is impressive. The cellars are beautifully laid out and vast. The guided tour by the guide who spoke excellent English was...More

Thank Joe9069
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Reviewed June 20, 2017

Just outside the city of Bordeaux you can visit Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte, which offers fabulous vineyard views, walking paths, restaurant, café, hotel and spa. A visit to this Chateau worth.

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Reviewed March 5, 2017

Having just popped into the boutique on a previous visit, this time we booked a proper visit and tasting. It turned out that there were just the two of us with a guide, which truly made this special. We were shown the workshop where the...More

Thank Joanne H
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