Each summer, Les Grands Crus Musicaux festival unites the love of music and the famous grand cru wines of Bordeaux. A perfect combination which allows one to appreciate the magnificent local architectural heritage from a different perspective during exceptional concert evenings.
Created in 2003 on the initiative of the pianist and Chopin specialist Marc Laforet, Les Grands Crus Musicaux festival takes place each summer in several of the most prestigious chateau vineyards of the Gironde region, including Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte. The festival is unique in that it highlights the architectural heritage and the best wines of Bordeaux while welcoming internationally famous musicians in magical locations. During intervals between the concerts, tastings of the famous grand cru wines take place, accompanied by an assortment of appetizers.
Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte