First start in the Pessac Leognan appellation to discover some of the finest Cru Classés of the Graves. Then the tour moves on to the Sauternes wine producing region where some of the most sweet white wines of Bordeaux are created.
What to Expect
Start off in the morning with the discovery of the Pessac Léognan appellation. Pessac-Léognan is a wine appellation within the Graves subregion of the Bordeaux wine region. Both red and white wine are produced within the appellation, which consists of 10 communes. Here, you will enjoy the visit and tasting in 2 Classified Growth Chateaus amongst which a classified growth of the Pessac-Leognan appellation.
After some free time for lunch, head towards the Sauternes region. Sauternes is a French sweet wine from the Sauternais region of the Graves section in Bordeaux. Sauternes is made from Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Muscadelle grapes that have been affected by Botrytis cinerea, also known as noble rot. This causes the grapes to become partially raisined, resulting in concentrated and distinctively flavored wines. After a drive through the vineyards and beautiful landscape of the area, enjoy a visit and wine tasting session in a classified growth of the Sauternes or Barsac appellations.
- Reservations for 3 Classified Growth Chateaus
- English-speaking driver/guide
- Travel in a modern, comfortable and fully equipped minivan
- Bottles of water in the minivan
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- Meals and drinks
- Entrance fees to monuments, museums or attractions
- Wine tasting fees