Explore the up and coming wine region of Pessac-Léognan and discover the delectable luxury accommodations in the region on your next wine adventure.
In 30 years, the "new" vineyard of Pessac-Léognan has continued and developed with the vitality that characterizes it with the extraordinary economic potential, both quantitative and qualitative thanks to the its refreshing originality. It is a vineyard that stretches over a strip of about 60 kilometers long south of the Médoc region and about fifteen kilometers wide. The total area of the vineyard covers approximately 4150 hectares of which 75% is for red wines while 25% is for white wines.
Planted southeast of Bordeaux, this legendary vineyard popularized by the Roman poet and consul Ausone has existed since ancient times. But it was probably Aliénor d'Aquitaine, who by marrying Henry II King of England and bringing his Graves vineyard in her dowry, made this region renowned. Today the wines and the exquisite chateaux speak for themselves. With subtle yet complex red and white wines produced in this region and a budding hub of oenotourisme being established in the wineries here, Pessac-Léognan has come a long way from being the lesser known wine region of Bordeaux.
Today it boasts multiple famous chateaux as well as hotels and relais-chateaux. From internationally celebrated accommodation to smaller boutique hotels with indulging spas that offer the best of French hospitality. Come and discover the very best hotels in Pessac-Léognan with the help of our local travel expert or choose from our list of exclusive member hotels.
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