Château Mouton Rothschild

Bordeaux
Aquitaine
Attractions and places of interest
Food and Drink

A renowned wine estate in the Medoc region of Bordeaux, the Château Mouton Rothschild is known for its heady red wines made predominantly from the Cabernet Sauvignon grape. A long run family estate dating back to the 1850s, you will be welcomed into the reception room of the château but booking in advance is essential. You can visit the wine cellars and taste the fine wines aged in oak casks including the eponymous grand vin the Château Mouton Rothschild.

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