Four outstanding estates in Margaux welcome visitors based on the theme of traditional and unusual wine and food matches. The opportunity to taste over 10 wines along the day!
09.15 am: Departure from the Bordeaux Tourist Office
The day begins with the visit of Château Prieuré-Lichine where you will approach the history of Bordeaux wines, the classifications and the notion of AOC.
Then, you will discover the pairing between a sturgeon pâté with Aquitaine caviar and the white wine of Prieuré-Lichine, followed by the tasting of Prieuré-Lichine's Margaux Grand Cru wine.
Second stop in Château Rauzan-Gassies Grand Cru Classé, broaching the particularities of Margaux’s terroir and the skills of the wine-grower. There, you will taste three wines produced by the Quie’s family “Haut Medoc, Pauillac and Margaux”, associated with toasts of duck rillettes with foie gras topped with a Medoc wine jelly.
Lunch at the restaurant Le Savoie in Margaux village - starter, dish and desert, wine and coffee included.
After lunch and the inevitable photo stop at Château Margaux, one of the most beautiful in Bordeaux, you will head to Château La Tour de Bessan. This winery with a contemporary architecture offers a blending workshop: discover Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grape varieties and a mysterious blend along with Mademoiselle de Margaux’s famous chocolates, before tasting a vintage of Château La Tour de Bessan.
To finish this day: visit of Château Kirwan, Grand cru Classé in Margaux to learn about Bordeaux wines, their trade and marketing. The family owning this property is as well wine traders. After the visit, a playful tasting is proposed with the famous "canelé" a soft flavor of Bordeaux.
06.15 pm: arrival in Bordeaux.
Coach tour leaving from Bordeaux with a bilingual (French-English) guide
For over 8 persons please contact the Bordeaux Tourist Office by mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to check availibility.
Tour organised by the Bordeaux Tourist Office
Appointment : 9.00 am, Bordeaux Tourist Office, 12 cours du 30 juillet
On Tuesdays from 23. May to 24. October 2017, except 15. August, from 9.15 am to 6.15 pm.
The price includes : the guide, coach transport, tours at four estates, as well as all the wine tastings and lunch.
This tour is not available for children under 13
A teenager 13- 18 must be accompanied by an adult and is not allowed to have wine tasting.
Pets are not accepted.
Price does not include : personal expenses
From 5 to 25 people accepted