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A Renaissance château in the vineyards of Sauternes

A Renaissance château in the vineyards of Sauternes

In the Gironde department, the Sauternes vineyards are the scenic setting of this château in the Renaissance-style, dating back to the 19th century, with affirmed noble character.

A Renaissance château in the vineyards of Sauternes


On the outskirts of Bordeaux, châteaux associated to leading vintages and wine-related tourism are in the thousands. But you will need to go to the left bank of the Garonne, at the doors of the Barsac community's vineyard, known as Sauternes, to discover the charms of Campreos, a sturdy 19th century homestead that was able to preserve its discreet Renaissance cachet.

Sauternes, its vineyards and its châteaux, in the Gironde department

It is flanked by 2 pavilions and circled by 2 angle towers, one round, the other octogonal, proudly standing on 2 hectares of greenery, with a gardened courtyard, a tree-lined park and a large-size outdoor pool. Under the slate-covered roofs, it features 4 levels of inhabitation spanning 1,035 m²—the main central building comprises 10 rooms, in addition, there are converted cellars.

Château Sauternes hall
Featuring a mauresque decorative style, the entrance resembles the one of an old palace in Andalusia, reconverted into a museum. © DR
Château Sauternes billards room
After a pleasant dinner, escorted by regional wines, rendezvous in the billards rooms for a game under the coffered ceilings. © DR

The prestige of handsome accomodations

And behind the facade enhanced by dormer windows with triangular pediments, its reception rooms offer high quality finishing details and decors attributed to the school of architect Viollet-le-Duc. Impressed by the stone staircase, the French-style ceilings, the wall paneling, the oak wood parquet floors and the tiles with geometric motifs, one immediately feels like the lord or lady of the manor…

Château Sauternes bedroom
To recall the region of Bordeaux, the atmosphere of this classically decorated room features a lot of color. © DR
Château Sauternes terrace
From the elegant terrace, it's possible to see the covered outdoor pool that allows visitors and owners to swim all year round. © DR

On the road of wines and châteaux, in Sauternes

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