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Chateau Lascombes

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Top-rated wines, Tours & tastings, Wine shop, Picnic, Remarkable architecture
About

1855 Grand Cru Classe – 2nd Growth, Margaux

Antoine, the Knight of Lascombes, or Chevalier de Lascombes, who gave his name to the chateau is believed to have been born in 1625. He inherited the estate from the Durfort family.

The chateau changed owners numerous times. Among its owners was the Ginestet family, at the time, owners of Chateau Margaux, and Alexis Lichine, owner of Chateau Prieure Lichine.

In 2011, MACSF, the French insurance company, bought Chateau Lascombes for $300 million.

Today, the estate is the largest in the Margaux appellation with a vineyard of 120 hectares.

The estate possesses a very picturesque castle. The ground floor of the castle, a classic Bordeaux “chartreuse”, was built in the 17th century. Various successive owners each added to the building, particularly during the 19th century.

Visits

By appointment Monday through Saturday.

Opening times: 9:00am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 6pm. Languages: French, English, Spanish.

*Confirm prices with the winery when booking your tour.

THE DISCOVERY TOUR
Journey at the heart of a classified growth
A guided tour into the vat room and the cellar
Tasting of our two wines: Château Lascombes and Chevalier de Lascombes Duration: around 1h / Price: 12 € per person (Public tour)
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THE PRIVILEGED TOUR
Exclusive discovery of a historical winery
A guided tour into the vat-room, the cellar, and the wine library
Tasting of our two wines: Château Lascombes and Chevalier de Lascombes (with crackers) Duration: around 1h15 / Price: 25 € per person (Private tour)
All visits with translation must be private
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THE GOURMET TOUR
Fine pairings between wines and chocolates
Guided tour and discovery of the common aromas between our two wines and chocolate
Duration: around 1h30 / Price: 35 € per person (Private tour)
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THE EPICURIAN TOUR
Multisensorial experience
Guided tour and vertical tasting of 4 vintages of Château Lascombes into the castle
Duration: around 1h30 / Price: 65 € per person (Private tour)
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PICNIC IN THE GARDEN*
Full picnic basket with wine
Price: 50€ per person (possible from 2 people – including a public tour). Reservation a week before
Possible indoors in case of bad weather
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LUNCH OR DINNER IN THE CASTLE* Possible from 6 people and subject to availability
Price: 100€ per person *deposit or prepayment required

Wines
Red wines

Chateau Lascombes, Grand Cru Classe
Chevalier de Lascombes, AOC Margaux
Haut-Medoc de Lascombes, AOC Haut-Medoc

Grape varieties

50% Merlot
45% Cabernet Sauvignon
5% Petit Verdot

Best years
2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2001
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