Château de Carles

Saillans, France

Château de Carles was originally laid during the course of the Hundred Years’ War and the building took its current appearance in the early 15th century. It was owned by the De Carle family. In the 17th century, Château de Carles became a beacon for thinkers and literary figures, but was sold as property of the nation during the Revolution, following which many of its buildings were demolished and the estate was reduced to its current size. Today Château de Carles is a wineyard. 


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Founded: 15th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Valois Dynasty and Hundred Year's War (France)


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Marthe de Bazelaire (11 months ago)
Very beautiful castle with a garden reminiscent of the gardens of Tuscany, always perfect welcome, and of course a very good wine that has nothing to envy to the greatest. Go for it with your eyes closed!
Grégoire Andrieu-Guitrancourt (11 months ago)
Excellent wines! Very big favorite for Haut-Carles 2007!
Bordeaux Winelover (11 months ago)
Essential, for the beauty of the place, as for the quality of the wines! We fell in love with the 2019 vintage that we had the chance to taste during our visit. The big plus: You can buy on site!
Marie Tan (2 years ago)
Très belle expérience ! Dégustation de vins délicieux dans un domaine sublime. Accueil très chaleureux, nous reviendrons c'est certain !
Valentine Sayer (2 years ago)
Unique experience and delicious wines! See you very, very soon!
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