"Pauillac - In The Midlle of Pleasures" Pauillac by black_mimi99

Pauillac Travel Guide: 14 reviews and 26 photos

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Located halfway between Bordeaux and the Pointe de Grave, Pauillac lies on the shore of the largest estuary of europe, the Gironde. Undeniable capital of the Medoc with its 18 classified growths, of which 3 are classified first in their category; Chateaux Lafite Rothschild, Latour and Mouton Rothschild. Only a few minutes from the beach side resorts, Pauillac open a magical universe, where culture, historical heritage, gastronomy, social events and leisure activities join together....

We always come visit this place and never boring around in this area and surroundings.


Pauillac is also the uncontested queen of maritime activities in Medoc. It owed its wealth and development to those maritime exchanges whose testimony is the XVIIIth century waterfront facade, stretching over more than 1 km.


For many wine lovers, Pauillac wines embody the quintessential characteristics of a fine Bordeaux wine. Indeed, 3 of the 5 top Premier Cru Classé, Lafite, Mouton-Rothschild, and Latour are from Pauillac.

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  • In a nutshell:City of Great Wine
  • Last visit to Pauillac: Jan 2009
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Aug 9, 2009 at 10:36 AM

    You were on Pauillac on such a beautiful day...and the sky is so blue with hauntingly beautiful clouds...the chateau at Pichon-Longueville looks so majestic! Norman :)


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