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Château de Santenay

Château de Santenay Review

This majestic 9th- to 16th-century castle is the former residence of Philippe le Hardi, son of the king of France. The surrounding estate—one of the largest in Burgundy—has 237 acres of vines; and a visit to it culminates with a tasting of four wines. The award-wining Saint-Aubin "En Vesvau," matured and aged in wooden casks, is a must-try, as is the Château Philippe le Hardi AOP Aloxe-Corton "Les Brunettes et Planchots." The tour and wine tasting (€6.50) is by appointment only. English is spoken.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 1 rue du Chateau, Santenay, 21590
  • Phone: /03–80–20–61–87
  • Cost: €6.50
  • Hours: Apr.–Nov., Thurs.–Tues. 10–noon and 2–6
  • Website:
  • Location: Chablis
Updated: 04-08-2014

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