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Introduction to the Bordeaux Blend
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Departure from Bordeaux

All year except December 25th, January 1st

Hours

Duration

1090
   
Total: 1090

Description

On this wine tour based in the recently declared UNESCO world heritage city of Bordeaux your driver-guide will take you to the most famous wine producing regions of the Bordeaux vineyard to make you discover the best of Bordeaux wines. Pick up will be at your hotel by your own personal English speaking driver wine/guide.


Come and follow us on this unique very small group Bordeaux wine tour that has been carefully designed for those who wish to increase their personal knowledge in the Bordeaux wines. This tour will head towards 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. All visits have been personalized for your group only and will be conducted by one of our most knowledgeable wine guides.

ITINERARY


Day 1 ARRIVAL TRANSFER IN BORDEAUX - PRIVATE
Arrival in Bordeaux and pick up at Train station or airport. Private transfer to your centrally located hotel and check in. Night in Bordeaux.

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 tours 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. 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 BORDEAUX RETURN TRANSFER - PRIVATE
Breakfast at your hotel and transfer to Bordeaux train station or airport.End of our services

Inclusions / Exclusions

Inclusions

1. Arrival / Departure transfer from airport or train station in Bordeaux
2. Accommodation in 4* Hotel (Double room sharing)
3. Breakfast from day 2 to 4
4. English speaking driver/ wine guide
5. Medoc wine tour including 3 visits and tastings in 1855 Classified Chateaus
6. Lunch in a local restaurant on the Medoc tour - drinks not included
7. Saint Emilion wine tour including 3 Chateau visits and tastings
8. All tasting fees in the chateaus
9. Travel in recent, comfortable & fully equipped Mercedes Minivans
10. Bottled water in the vehicle
11. Free Wifi access on board

Exclusions

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

Meeting point

Hotel pick up every day

Pick up information


Tour returns to departure point

Additional information

Additional information

- Tour is for 2 to 6 passengers maximum per vehicle
- Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated
- Days 2 and 3 can be inverted, depending on winery availability
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible


Price information

- Program and prices are listed as a guide only
- Prices are per person in double occupancy
- Currency is in EUR

- Price base 2 persons: 1500€ per person
- Price base 4 persons: 1200€ per person
- Price base 6 persons: 1090€ per person
- Single supplement: 390€


Possible languages: English