Chateau Grand Barrail – Saint Emilion luxury Hotel

Chateau Grand Barrail

On the edge of the famous vineyards of Saint Emilion  (33 Gironde. Nouvelle Aquitaine) to the east of Bordeaux stands the imposing 19th Century Chateau, now a luxury hotel, restaurant and spa: Chateau Hotel Grand Barrail

Situated midway between Libourne (4km) and the pretty medieval city (village) of St Emilion (4km), the Chateau Grand Barrail can offer you exclusive introductions to famous vineyards including Chateau Figeac, whilst offering classy air-conditioned rooms and a gastronomic restaurant.

Saint-Emilion is the oldest wine area of the Bordeaux region and is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site: The Ancient Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion is an outstanding example of an historic vineyard landscape that has survived intact and in activity to the present day.

Viticulture was introduced to this fertile region of Aquitaine by the Romans, and intensified in the Middle Ages. The Saint-Emilion area benefited from its location on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela and many churches, monasteries and hospices were built there from the 11th century onwards. It

Hotel Chateau Grand Barrail, Saint Emilion
Hotel Chateau Grand Barrail, Saint Emilion

was granted the special status of a ‘jurisdiction’ during the period of English rule in the 12th century. It is an exceptional landscape devoted entirely to wine-growing, with many fine historic monuments in its towns and villages.


Saint Emilion

Saint Emilion wines are considered the most robust of the Bordeaux, being full-bodied, deep in colour, and often reaching maturity quicker than other red Bordeaux -using predominantly Merlot and Cabernet Franc grapes.

for more info and to check availability at this Saint Emilion hotel see Chateau Hotel Grand Barrail

alternatively try the St Emilion B&B at Chateau Villemaurine

plane logonearest airport: Bordeaux Merignac BOD(30 miles/51km)

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  • Post last modified:July 22, 2023