Chateau Mayne Lalande opens its doors to share its passion for wine with you. A guided tour of the cellars, the vat room, the grape variety garden and a wine tasting await you in this exceptional place.
Our greatest ambition is to share our passion. Bernard Lartigue , the Médoc winemaker owner of the estate, and his team share their know-how with you. An activity to do around Bordeaux , during a romantic weekend or a gastronomic stay , whatever your level (beginners, amateurs or connoisseurs).
Visit of the cellars and the vat room
We want you to discover our wealth and our profession. The visit of the castle includes a tour of the barrel cellar , the vats (2,000 hectoliters and 480 hectoliters), as well as a detailed explanation of each wine-growing operation. Discover a traditional and authentic Bordeaux vineyard like you’ve never seen before.
The grape garden
Bernard Lartigue, passionate about the vine, has succeeded in creating and perpetuating a “Varietal Garden” which combines varieties of red and white grapes from many French wine regions. About sixty grape varieties are represented there.
During the harvest season, when the grapes reach maturity, they will introduce you to tasting the berries. During the aging period, he will make you discover the grape varieties blended in the wines of Château Mayne Lalande: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, and those of Château Myon de l’Enclos: Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon .
Introduction to wine tasting
A red wine tasting awaits you at the end of the visit, in the wine tasting room adjoining the winemaker’s private cellar, to discover unique and elegant wines. Follow us on this wine journey and discover the greatest wines of the Médoc. This initiation to tasting is a unique experience.
Our private wine cellar hides nearly 8,000 bottles of estate wine as well as a selection of wines from wine regions chosen by your host, owner and passionate winemaker.
If you have booked a room in our guest house Les Cinq Sens , you will be given the key to this cellar so that you can choose the wines you want to taste in the privacy of your room, in the garden, in the library in front of the fireplace or in the wine tasting room adjoining the cellar.
Timetables and prices
The Mayne Lalande castle welcomes you:
- Weekdays 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Weekends by appointment
Visits are free (available in French, English, German, Spanish). However, it is necessary to count 6 € per person for the wine tastings of the property.