Follow your guide on an exclusive wine tour for an experience dedicated to the wine region known as the Right Bank. Today you will be the hosts of unique Chateaus, all visits being privatized for your small group.
What to Expect
Your main destination will be the Saint Emilion wine producing appellation where Merlot is the predominant grape variety. At first, enjoy a private visit and wine tasting in a classified growth. Here not only will you discover and understand the work, chemistry, and technical complexity involved in the wine making process, you will also be introduced to special tasting with wine taken directly from the Oak Barrel.
Then, discover the village of Saint Emilion and enjoy a unique private guided tour of the underground monuments of the village including the fascinating monolithic church and hermitage. After some free time for lunch and personal discovery, depart for 1st Classified Growth Chateau Beauséjour Bécot. After the visit of the installations and of the underground quarries, participate in a wine tasting session of these fabulous wines paired with a local delicacy, the macaroons of Saint Emilion.
Finally, end the day with a visit and wine tasting session in one of the most famous appellations of the region, Pomerol. Chateau de Sales, one of the largest Chateaus of the appellation will welcome your group and after discovering the long history of the Chateau as well as the beautiful grounds, your wine tasting session will be paired with a selection of carefully selected cheeses. Return to Bordeaux.
- 3 private visits of Chateaus
- Private visit of the underground monuments in St Emilion
- Services of an English-speaking driver/guide
- Bottles of water in the minivan
- Wine tasting fees
What's Not Included
- Personal insurance and expenses
- Food and drink not specified as included
In front of the central Bordeaux tourism office, located at 12 Cours du 30 Juillet, 33000 Bordeaux
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Know Before You Go
If for some unforeseen reason one of the Chateaus can not be visited, they will be replaced with a visit to another Chateau of equal standard of classification and service.