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Saint Emilion & Pomerol wine tour
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Departure from Bordeaux

All year except December 25th, January 1st

Hours

From 09:30 to 18:30

Duration

09:00

510
   
Total: 510

Description

The wine region of Libournais encompasses much of what is referred to as the Right Bank. Named after its historical capital, the expression Right Bank typically refers to wines from the Pomerol and St-Emilion areas of the Libournais. There are several villages around the region that share the Saint-Émilion name, such as Montagne-Saint-Émilion and St-Georges-Saint-Émilion that are named the satellite appellations. The area is bordered to the west by Pomerol. Merlot is the dominant grape in this area, followed by Cabernet Franc and a very small quantity of Malbec that is tending to disappear. The climate and damper, cool soils of the area makes it difficult for Cabernet Sauvignon grapes to fully ripen and as such is less often used.


Saint-Émilion wines were first classified in 1878 and have been continuously revised with the most recent revision occurring in 2006. Chateaux are divided into two First Growth classification-Premiers Grands Crus Classés A, which currently includes Château Ausone and Château Cheval Blanc, and Premiers Grands Crus Classés B which currently includes 13 chateaux such as Château Angélus and Château Figeac. Below the Premiers crus are the Grands Crus Classés which currently includes 55 chateaux.

Today, depart for the Saint Emilion wine region and enjoy a visit and wine tasting in a famous Classified growth Chateau of the Pomerol or Saint Emilion appellation. Then, arrive in the village of Saint Emilion and enjoy some free time or why not book our exclusive private guided tour of the underground monuments of Saint Emilion including the visit of the Monolithic church. In the afternoon experience another visit and wine tasting session in one of our selected Classified Chateaus of Saint Emilion.


This private tour ensures you enjoy full attention from your guide.

Inclusions / Exclusions

Inclusions

1. Reservation for 2 or 3 winery visits
2. Walking tour of St Emilion
3. Optional underground monuments visit
4. English speaking driver guide
5. Travel in recent, comfortable & fully equipped Mercedes minivans
6. Bottled water in the minivan
7. Free Wifi access on board
8. Hotel pick up in Bordeaux

Exclusions

1. Tasting fees, entrance fees
2. Meals and drinks
3. Personal expenses
4. Gratuities

Meeting point

Hotel pick up in Bordeaux City Center (when applicable)

Pick up information

Hotel pick up in Bordeaux City Center

Drop off at Hotel

Additional information

Additional information

- Maximum 8 persons, for larger groups contact us
- Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible


Price information

- Program and Prices are listed as a guide only
- Indicated price is per minivan (not per person)
- Currency is in Euro


Possible languages: Brasileiro, Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Japanese