Château Carbonnieux is a Gold Best of Wine Tourism winner in the category “Architecture and Landscapes” .

The Best of Wine Tourism Awards celebrate innovations and excellence in wine tourism throughout the greatest 9 wine regions in the world.


Classic Tour and Tasting


Classic tasting-tour by appointment with a trained guide.

Discovery of the highlights of the history of the property, presentation of the vineyard and its specific terroir, visit of the cellars (white and red), explanation about the picking, the winemaking and ageing of wines. Throughout the visit discover a collection of old cars, coopers’tools, Toby jugs and the “memory” of the Chateau, a cellar where a century of vintages sleep.
The tour ends with a tasting of Château CARBONNIEUX “Grand Cru Classés” (red and white). Access to the wine boutique at the end of the visit.
Length of visit (tasting included): 1 hour approx

Non Private Tour

The group is formed through reservations
French/English visit
Group limited to 30-40 people
Price : 8€ per person

Visits start at :
9:30am – 11:00am – 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Private Tour

In a more intimate atmosphere, the guide offers an introductory or more technical visit and is at the disposal of the group to develop any other theme.

Visit in the requested language
Group limited to 20 people
Price : 12€ per person

Bicolore Tour and Tasting

2 in 1 Visit

(two-colour tour)

Two « Grands Crus classés » neighbours, Château Haut-Bailly and Château Carbonnieux, (1.8 km distance) have formed a partnership to let you taste life in red and white. The Pessac-Leognan appellation is the only wine-growing area around Bordeaux to produce white AND red crus classés wines. During this double visit we invite you to discover the secrets and complementarity of the finest wines from this appellation.

Visit in two phases :
1st visit at 2:30pm at Château Carbonnieux focused on white wines (aromas workshop / 2-wine tastings)
2nd visit at 4:00pm at Château Haut Bailly focused on red wines (cheeseboard/chocolate/dried fruit  / 2-wine tastings)

Every Monday afternoon from May to October
Length of each visit: 1 hour approx
Price of the two visits: 40 € per person
Group limited to 15 people
Visit generally bilingual French / English

Château Carbonnieux is open all year round Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
(+ Saturday morning May – October 9:00 am – 1:00 pm)
Tours by appointment only (Annual closure between Christmas and January 1st)

Open all year round Monday – Friday during visitor hours
On-site sales of our wines or souvenirs from the estate (honey, grape jelly, books, wine related objects…)

Permanent Exhibition
ancient cars, « Toby » jugs, wine worker tools, photos….

Information/reservation/wine purchase
Tel +33 (0)5 57 96 56 20
or send us an email
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