Château Malromé

Saint-André-du-Bois, France

The Château Malromé is located in the commune Saint-André-du-Bois. The first recorded occurrence of the château and its vineyard dates from the 16th century by Étienne de Rostéguy de Lancre, a member of the Parliament of Bordeaux.

Towards 1780, the château passed to Catherine de Forcade, the widow of the Baron de Malromé, who renamed it in memory of her spouse.

In 1847, the château became the property of Adolphe de Forcade La Roquette, Vice-President of the Conseil d'État under Napoleon III, and his half-brother, Maréchal Armand-Jacques Leroy de Saint-Arnaud, governor of Paris and Minister of War. These two men had the château restored.

In 1883, the Countess Adèle de Toulouse-Lautrec acquired the building, attracted by its proximity to Verdelais, a nearby shrine and place of pilgrimage.

Her son, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, often visited the château. It was here that he died, on 9 September 1901.

The vineyard of Malromé, which covers a surface area of around forty hectares, is situated on slopes of gravelly clay. Its soil has been renowned over the centuries.



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Founded: 16th century
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in France

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Susan Ludwig (12 months ago)
We had a fabulous lunch here and enjoyed the wonderful ambiance, delicious courses, and kind staff. Our tour of the chateau was a bonus. Nice afternoon!
Jennifer Bailey (15 months ago)
I have never experienced such expertise in cuisine. The chefs were congratulated by our whole family and we really enjoyed our time there. Thank you for such a quintessential French experience
Nicholas Kinder (2 years ago)
Fabulous place to visit, some great art exhibitions to look out for. The lunch menu is usually excellent, fresh and good value for three courses. Great to try their wine with the food then buy at château door prices from the shop. I've been several times with different people and it never disappoints.
Helen Kelly (2 years ago)
Friday lunch on the perfectly shaded terrace was presented in an interesting way ! Delicious food was accompanied by a light, dry, fruity, 100% Malbec Rose. A fabulous setting !
isabelle maurin (2 years ago)
Magnifique château, très bien restauré. La soirée théâtre est une excellente idée. Petit bémol pour la restauration chère pour la quantité servie même si bien préparée. Le lieu ne fait pas tout..
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