1* Michelin Restaurant Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey
In the main 17th-century building you find an initial subdued and cosy room followed by a second modern extension designed, fitting perfectly within the peaceful vine landscape. A total of 130 m2 in size with a capacity of 40 covers, the restaurant’s splendour unfolds: the ceiling is decorated with a hundred and twenty Semillon leaves in gleaming gold crystal, and other iconic Lalique pieces stand on console tables. Benefitting greatly from Lalique’s refinement and expertise, the table decorations boast a thousand subtleties: a symphony of crystal and porcelain, tassels, and carefully chosen flowers.
The restaurant offers inspired, purposeful, fun cuisine. For this gourmet cuisine table, Jérôme Schilling – the former executive chef of Villa René Lalique, awarded two Michelin stars – has surrounded himself with a brigade of loyal colleagues: ‘The base of my culinary philosophy remains simple: seasonal products, ideally local and environmentally friendly. My cuisine has been enhanced by my sensory experiences at Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey.’
In January 2019, Chef Jérôme Schilling and the LALIQUE restaurant at Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey have been awarded a star in this year’s Guide Michelin. The award is a notable success, coming only six months after the opening of this latest jewel in Lalique’s crown. It is also a first for Sauternes – the region’s first and only Michelin-starred restaurant.
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