Day Tours Sauternes
Private Day Tour in Sauternes
Discover the diversity of Bordeaux and taste red, dry white and sweet wines on the same day
This wine day trip to the Graves and Sauternes appellations is the best way to understand all the Bordeaux wines diversity and complexity. Taste some full-body red, delicate white and opulent sweet wine on the same tour. You will go to three different Chateaux (wineries) including Pessac Leognan and First Growth in Sauternes and during the visits, you will learn how the noble root can give to the Sauternes, honey, orange, white fowers, mint or gingerbread flavours. Explore the region in a private minivan with your personal guide and learn more about history and Bordeaux wines. You will also enjoy nice lunch in one of the local gourmet restaurants we will have selected for you.
Option : Sauternes Vertical Tasting (€ 20 pp)
This master workshop, will allow you to drink and discover 3 different vintages of Sauternes wine. From old vintage to younger one this is an unique sensory experience. Taste caramel, orange, chocolate, pineapple, vanilla, peppermint aromas in a same glass of wine ...
Option : Wine tasting at Chateau d'Yquem (€ 75 pp)
The legendary Chateau d'Yquem classified as a Premier Grand Cru Superieur in 1855 welcome you in a luxury ambiance. Visit the Chateau, learn about the Terroir and then finish with a wine tasting of this fabulous Sauternes.
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King of the white syrupy wines, Sauternes is a natural sweet wine.
The Graves production is white and red wine. Powerful with a complex bouquet and notes of candied and dried fruits, give an expression to these wines very appreciated by world wine lovers.
This tour is more focus on white and sweet wines but, for wine lovers who would like to learn more about red wines, you could also visit the Medoc famous for its cabernet sauvignon wines or Saint Emilion area more dedicated to the merlot.