The vines of Troplong Mondot
Last week I crossed the Garonne. Yes yes, with all due respect to my friends who often tease me, it happens to me sometimes. But I had a good reason, I was going to Saint Emilion , on the land of
Yes, the name is not very easy to remember but the place is magical. It consists of a wine estate whose wine is 1er Grand Cru classé, a restaurant, les Belles Perdrix , which received one star in the Michelin Guide a year ago, and pretty guest rooms.
With the Afamés
And I brought you back some pictures :p
is young but already great. I really liked his cooking and especially his juices and sauces. They are tasty, full-bodied and go really well with the dishes. As for his presentations, they are delicate and elegant, please judge for yourself.
As I told you in the preamble, the property also includes pretty guest rooms and a swimming pool overlooking Saint Emilion:
A real little piece of paradise!
If you feel like escaping from Bordeaux for a few hours of serenity in the vineyard, don’t hesitate to make a stopover at Troplong Mondot.
And of course, don’t forget the wines!
First Great Classified Growth since 2006
, Château Troplong Mondot has become one of the great Saint Emilion wines thanks in particular to the work of Christine Valette Parienté (now deceased) and Xavier Parienté her husband, the heirs of this family estate.
A nice discovery !
Château Troplong Mondot
– 33 330 Saint-Emilion.
Visits by reservation from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm From April to October, group visits on Saturday by appointment.
Price: 10 euros per person for group visits up to 12 people. 15 euros per person for a private visit.
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