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Departure from Bordeaux

Unavailable December 25th, January 1st

Hours

Duration

1480
   
Total: 1480

Description

Come and follow us on this “Grands Crus of Bordeaux” wine tour that has been carefully designed for those who wish to increase their personal knowledge in the Bordeaux wines. This tour will cover both the left and right bank where you will see, discover and visit the most famous appellations and Chateau's known for the quality of their wines but also for the expertise of the men behind the wines. But not only, as you will also discover the original wine region of Bordeaux located in the Graves area as well as the most famous sweet white wine producing region: Sauternes. All visits have been personalized for your group only and will be conducted by our most knowledgeable wine guides.

ITINERARY


DAY 1 ARRIVAL TRANSFER IN BORDEAUX - PRIVATE
Pick up in Bordeaux (Airport / Train Station) and transfer to your centrally located hotel. Check in and night at your hotel.

DAY 2 GREAT CABERNETS OF THE MEDOC 1855 CLASSIFICATION WINE TOUR - PRIVATE
Breakfast at your hotel.
9.30am pick up at your hotel. On this full day tour you will enjoy the visit and wine tasting in 3 prestigious 1855 Classified Growth Chateaus of different Medoc appellations. Your tour will begin with the visit of the installations of the Chateaus so as to better understand the chemistry & technical complexity involved in the wine making process. The visits also point out the importance of the soil and weather conditions, which the French translate into one word: Terroir. For lunch, we have selected a local restaurant that will introduce you to all the specialties this area has to offer. All tours are private and will be for our small group only. Your day will also take you along the ‘Route des Chateaux’ so that you may admire some of the most famous estates such as Chateau Palmer, Chateau Margaux or Chateau Pichon Longueville for great photo opportunities. 6.30pm return to Bordeaux and night at your hotel.

DAY 3 UNIQUE MERLOT WINES OF ST EMILION WINE TOUR - PRIVATE
Breakfast at your hotel.
9.30am pick up at your hotel. Today the wine region known as the right bank is on your program. Your main destination will be the Saint Emilion wine area where Merlot is the predominant grape variety. Here you will first enjoy a private visit and wine tasting in a Classified Growth Chateau. Arrive in Saint Emilion and enjoy another visit of a Classified Growth Chateau followed by a special wine tasting session in the village composed of numerous appellations. Guided walking tour of the medieval village and free time for lunch and personal discovery. Finally, depart for a visit and wine tasting session in Classified Growth Chateau in a satellite appellation of the Libournais wine region.

6.30pm return to Bordeaux and night at your hotel.

DAY 4 GRAVES & SAUTERNES REGION WINE TOUR - PRIVATE
Breakfast at your hotel.
9.30am pick up at your hotel.
The Pessac-Léognan wine producing area is on your program this morning. Some of the most famous wineries include lead 1er Grand Cru Classé Chateau Haut-Brion, Chateau Pape Clément, Chateau Olivier, Chateau Haut Bailly and many more. Pessac-Léognan is equally famous for both red and dry white wines, although red wine is still predominant. Here, we will visit and wine taste in 2 Classified Growth Chateaus of the appellation so as to discover these wines. After some time for lunch, we will head towards the Sauternes wine producing region. The area is famous for its sweet white wines with lead Chateau Yquem being the most famous winery of the appellation. Sauternes is made from Sémillon, Sauvignon blanc, and Muscadelle grapes that have been affected by Botrytis cinerea, also known as noble rot. This causes the grapes to become partially raisined, resulting in concentrated and distinctively flavored wines. You will enjoy the visit and wine tasting in a Classified Growth Chateau so as to better understand the technical process linked to Sauternes wine making.

6.30pm return to Bordeaux and night at your hotel.

DAY 5 DEPARTURE TRANSFER - PRIVATE
Breakfast at your hotel. Departure transfer from Bordeaux to Airport or train station. End of our services.

Inclusions / Exclusions

Inclusions

1. Arrival and departure transfers in Bordeaux
2. Accommodation in 4* Hotel (Double room sharing) in Bordeaux
3. Breakfast from day 2 to 5
4. The services of an expert English speaking driver/ wine guide
5. Medoc full day wine tour including 3 1855 Classified Growth Chateau visits and tastings
6. Lunch in a local restaurant during the Medoc tour
7. Follow the Chateau Road in the Medoc
8. Saint Emilion full day wine tour including 3 Classified Growth Chateau visits and tastings
9. Private guided walking tour of Saint Emilion
10. Graves & Sauternes full day wine tour including 3 Classified Growth Chateau visits and tastings
11. All wine tasting fees
12. Bottled water in the minivan
13. Free Wifi access on board

Exclusions

1. Meals, drinks unless specified
2. Personal insurance and expenses
3. Entrance fees to monuments, museums, attractions other than mentioned in the program
4. Gratuities for the driver/guide

Meeting point

Hotel pick up

Pick up information

Hotel pick up


Return at your hotel

Additional information

Additional information

- Tour is for 2 to 6 passengers maximum per vehicle
- Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible
- Touring days can be inverted, depending on winery availability


Price information

- Program and Prices are listed as a guide only
- Price is per person, 6 persons maximum per tour
- Currency is in Euro

- Price base 2 persons: 2060€ per person
- Price base 4 persons: 1620€ per person
- Price base 6 persons: 1480€ per person

- Single supplement: 520€


Possible languages: English, Español, Français