n a beautiful setting of vines on the outskirts of Pauillac,Château Cordeillan-Bages is an attractive 18th century mansion converted into a hotel and restaurant, a member of Relais & Châteaux.Thierry Marx's strict yet inventive cuisine, makes every meal at Cordeillan-Bages an unforgettable experience.
Although Thierry Marx discovered the Médoc somewhat by chance, the encounter has turned into a passionate relationship.
The contrast between the civilization of wine and vine and the primitive force of the river is his source of inspiration.
His cuisine is at once strict and imaginative, an expression of the finest produce of our terroir.
The extreme subtlety of Thierry Marx's cuisine that perfectly matches the finest Bordeaux wines makes each dinner at Cordeillan a unique and exhilarating experience.
The distinctive geographical environment of the Medoc is one of Thierry Marx's source of inspiration.
In contrast to the perfect orderliness of the endless rows of vines, the Gironde estuary is a tumultuous, disorderly world with its muddy swirling waters and driftwood.
Thierry Marx has expressed this contrast in his cuisine with his "Land and Estuary" pressed smoked eel.
Much influenced too by Asian culture, Thierry Marx skilfully blends a rich palette of colours and textures professing like other great chefs that: "cuisine is something to look at, meditate on and eat"
Click on the thumbnail images to discover how he creates his dishes.