A consistently highly rated Saint Emilion Grand Cru wine from a small family-run estate which also offers Bed & Breakfast accommodation: Chateau Croix de Labrie at Saint Christophe des Bardes (33 Gironde, Nouvelle Aquitaine)
The Chateau offers spacious, air-conditioned bedrooms. The charming house offers a peaceful and warm setting in a gentle countryside atmosphere, harmoniously combining authenticity and modernity. Located at the gates of Saint-Emilion (5 minutes from the village), classified World Heritage by UNESCO, the guest house of the Chateau Croix de Labrie, dating from the seventeenth century, welcomes you in its beautiful setting. Facing the vineyard, you will stay in one of 2 suites , each with a view on the vineyard, a sitting area, free wifi connection , flat screen TV, walk-in shower, toilet and dressing room. Your hosts Axelle and Pierre Courdurié, owners and winemakers. will be happy to help you discover the wines and soils of Château Croix de Labrie, with a visit to the winery followed by a tasting.(a fee may be payable for the tasting)
The wines of Chateau Croix de Labrie include red, white and rosé.
Les Hauts de Croix de Labrie is a Saint Emilion Grande Cru (85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc), aged in barrels about 14 months, producing around 600 cases from young vines from the terroirs of Saint -Emilion, full of red fruits and spices with fine, elegant, gourmet and ripe tannins.
Aging potential of 10 years and more, but will express itself very well on the youth by accompanying grilled meats, veal, lamb and poultry.
for more info and to check availability at this Saint Emilion B&B see Chateau Croix de Labrie
OR for alternative nearby Saint Emilion accommodation see Chateau Villemaurine B&B
by train to Bordeaux
airport: Bordeaux Merignac BOD 29 miles/ 46 km
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