St Emilion, Pomerol & Petits Châteaux (private tour)
During this day you could visit the St Emilion vineyard & taste in different Chateaux. One is a famous Grand Cru Classe winery the other one is more modest Petit Chateau. St Emilion is also a gorgeous medieval village and offers gourmet restaurants and refined local cuisine.
- 9:00 /9:30am Pick up from your hotel (private vehicle & personal guide)
- Guided tour & wine tasting in a St Emilion Grand Cru Classe
- Driven sightseeing aound St Emilion and Pomerol
- Stop for lunch in a gourmet restaurant in the village
- Visit of the underground monuments or option Grand Tasting*
- Visit and wine tasting in a St Emilion or Pomerol "Petit Chateau"
- 6:00/6:30pm Return to Bordeaux (hotel, railway, airport)
*Grand tasting (option € 10pp)
In a local wine store, leaded by a specialist, this "Grand Tasting" will give you the opportunity to taste and discover a selection of good quality-value "Petits Chateaux" and everyday wines.
Example of winery :
Canon, Figeac, Angelus, Fonplegade, Soutard, Laniote, Petit Village, Gazin, De Ferrand and many others ...
for 2 persons € 380
More persons? price dependant on your group size, ask us for a quote.
Visits & tasting fees, exclusive private recent minivan A/C - personal friendly English spoken wine guide - roundtrip transportation from your hotel in Bordeaux - fuel - insurance - taxes (vat 19,6%).
Extra charge :
Lunch, drinks & any personal expenses. Pick up or drop off outside of Bordeaux.
Language available : English spoken tour (with french accent)
Duration : 7h
Objective of this tour : You will learn about the wine making process from the grape to the glass and taste the characteristic of the St Emilion & Pomerol wines. What are the main differences between the Bordeaux appellations, what is the terroir, blend, classification, AOC ? You will know the answers to all these questions.
Note : Visits are not private and only by special arrangement. Chateaux visited & schedule depend on availabilities but most of them are members of "Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux" which is a mark of quality. We can only confirm visited properties after your payment and a definitive itinerary will be sent to you before your arrival. Usually a tour with wine tasting takes around 1h/1h30 and they propose 2 different wines from the estate. Chateaux & wineries are closed from 12am until 2pm.
Saint-Emilion the vineyard and the landscape are listed by the UNESCO as World Heritage. Just a handful of wonderful highlights are honoured by such a distinction.
Visit, stay and taste this unique spot, which is as much a village as an extraordinary nectar.
The wine is a great tradition, and it was already well known during the Gallo-Roman period.
This appellation produces a tremendously wide range of wines, for the greater delight of wine lovers everywhere in the world and owes its amazing variety to the rich diversity of their terroirs.
Young wines have aromas of blackcurrant, raspberry, and blackberry, as well as vanilla and fresh toast. Older wines have a bouquet of leather or venison and generally have a better structure and more strength…
Meet the wine-makers, talk to them and share in theirs methods, their passion and history: it's going to be an outstanding and unforgettable event for you.
Saint Emilion is close of other appelation as Lussac, Montagne or Pomerol.
St Emilion rated
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