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Château Chasse-Spleen

Chasse-Spleen…This magical name is probably the result of a discussion back in 1860, between Rosa Ferriere, the Mistress of the place and her neighbour, Odilon Redon, a renowned symbolist painter. He was the autor of the illustrations for Charles Baudelaire's, Les Fleurs du Mal, in which it is now known he copyrighted the word Spleen.
Château Chasse-Spleen is a prestigious winery in the Bordeaux vineyard, classified in 1932 as an Exceptional Grand Cru in the smallest appellation in the Médoc : Moulis-en Médoc
The property is spreading over 103 hectares in red and 4 hectares in white.
Long owners, the Gressier sold it in 1912 to a German family who made it a well-known brand in Nothern Europe. The war dispossessed them and a family of Landes foresters bought it.
In 1976, Chasse-Spleen was sold to Jacques Merlaut, a well-known wholesaler. In 2000, he entrusted one of his grand daughters : Céline Villars.
The aromatic expressions of the wines are expressed by silky tannins and great elegance.

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Opening
Du 15/04/2022 au 15/11/2022 de 10:00 a13:00 - 14:00 a18:00
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Rewards
Best of Gold 2015, Art and culture
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Appellations
Moulis or Moulis-en-Médoc
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Spoken languages
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Accessible to people with reduced mobility
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Groups accepted
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Property sale

Services
Open on Sunday -

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Tasting tour : à partir de 10,00€
Group rate : à partir de 7,50€
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Method of payment accepted:
Payment cards - Cheques and postal orders - Cash
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Guided tour by appointment only
Individual visit-tasting
Paying visit-tasting in groups