The Wines of Bergerac, Duras, Marmande and Buzet
By Paul Strang
This Guide was last updated on 28 July 2011
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Tel: 05 53 23 21 08 Fax: 05 53 22 58 49
Geo-coordinates: Latitude: 44:51:25N (44.85701) Longitude: 0:32:38E(0.54379)
The best-known and longest-established Pécharmant property. Xavier de Saint-Exupéry, currently in charge here, is distantly related to the famous aviator as well as to former owner of Château d’Yquem. A beautiful long low château set in a large park makes this a must to visit. Almost exclusively a red wine estate, producing wine in the gutsy, minerally Pécharmant style.
Useful information: Open Easter to November Monday – Saturday 09.00-12.00 and 14.00-18.00; In winter till 17.30 and closed Saturdays. Closed Sundays and public holidays. Some English spoken. Tours and tastings by appointment. Two special programmes for groups by arrangement.
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