At Chateau Pape Clement, you will experience the French art de vivre—art of living—in beautiful Bordeaux.

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Chateau Pape Clement derives its name from former owner Bertrand de Goth, who became Pope Clement V in 1305. Built in the 13th century, this neo-Gothic chateau located in the town of Pessac is just a short drive from Bordeaux.

The spellbinding chateau is surrounded by vineyards and verdant gardens. The area’s first wine harvest dates back to 1252; the olive trees here are around 1,000 years old.

Every room at Chateau Pape Clement is named after one of the vineyards, and you can expect typical French elegance inside each unique room. There are five richly decorated suites with herringbone parquet floors and handmade fabrics. Find details like wood paneling, antique furniture, and private art and music collections. Decorative, exotic floral patterns envelop the walls. Let your imagination wander as you admire rare objects. Personal butlers are on call to tailor your time at Chateau Pape Clement. Modern en suites are a contrast to the traditional interiors swaddled in satin and pattern. Decorative chandeliers and mirrors toss the delicate light around your abode. Plush headboards complete the look.

Enjoying an aperitif on the chateau’s roof terrace offers views you will not soon forget. The chef in the restaurant prepares fresh, local, seasonal meals made to compliment every sip of wine from your Baccarat crystal glass.

Not only is Chateau Pape Clement a decadent place to rest your head, but it is ideally situated for experience wine making in one of the country’s most well-known wine regions.

Join a tour of the immaculately landscaped gardens to hear about the history of the property, followed by a vineyard visit where you will discover an impressive cellar storing rare vintage varieties. Today, the wines in Bordeaux are developed combining traditional techniques and modern innovation, producing exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and white wines. Chateau Pape Clement is a top choice for wine connoisseurs wanting to experience a taste of Bordeaux.

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