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Chateau Franc Mayne

14 Lieu Dit la Gomerie, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
+33 5 57 24 62 61
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Winery for groups

This winery has 7 hectares of property. It grows mainly merlot. The wine cellar was a cave... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
2travelhonies
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Toronto, Canada
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Phenominal Family Owned Vinyard Tour

When you drive up the tiny road leading to the Chateau, you think that this must be a tiny... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
a36redbaron
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Greenville, North Carolina
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14 Lieu Dit la Gomerie, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
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+33 5 57 24 62 61

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This winery has 7 hectares of property. It grows mainly merlot. The wine cellar was a cave excavated from limestone. Too bad we were not shown the production plant and process. They just showed us the cellar and then sell us the wine. Only limited...More

1  Thank 2travelhonies
Reviewed 3 June 2017

When you drive up the tiny road leading to the Chateau, you think that this must be a tiny wine-making operation; but nothing could be less true. The reason is that most of the wine and operation is well placed underground in the limestone caverns...More

Thank a36redbaron
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This tour showed less of the production side than most wine tours we went on in the Bordeaux area, so it was interesting but not remarkable except to see the caves, left from limestone quarrying. This is why wine cellars are called "caves" in French!

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Most enjoyable wine tasting tour ever of many many all over the world. You will be taken down into the limestone caves where your guide will move you slowly from room to room, darken the room, and allow pre-recorded stories and characters to appear. You...More

Thank bonniemreeves
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We've just checked out having stayed 3 nights at this wonderful B&B. It's located just outside St Emilion but it's a lovely 20 minute walk away through the vineyards. Views from the garden and pool are simply breathtaking. On our final night we ordered a...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

A wonderfully quant place. With the enchanting missed of the Atlantic setting on the the grapes. Made me want to drink even more wine!!!

Thank Sorjeus
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We did a tour and tasting here with our Uniworld river cruise group. The gal who did the tour was really nice and we got to go underground to see the old mine which is also where they store barrels of wine that is fermenting....More

2  Thank NancyPower
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Coming form Australia where we have access to some great wines, I was interested if the wines from Franc Mayne could measure up. While they were good wines the prices we so huge, I wondered why the great Australian wines are not more expensive. Certainly...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

Let's start with the wine. They don't produce a lot of wine, but what they do make is wonderful. The limestone caves date back to when they were mining the limestone to build the church. A great tour of the underground caves and history.

Thank onebreakfast
Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights whilst on a shopping trip to Saint Emillion, and are so glad we did. The property itself is a working vineyard with all rooms exquisitely decorated in different themes. The location, on the slopes of the Saint-Emillion plateau, provides...More

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