Three 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.
11.30 am: let's go to take the inevitable photo of Château Margaux, one of the most beautiful and famous in Bordeaux.
12.15 pm: Lunch at the restaurant Le Savoie in Margaux village - starter, dish and desert, wine and coffee included. You will have a commented tasting of 3 wines from Château Rauzan-Gassies produced by the Quie’s family “Haut Medoc, Pauillac and Margaux”focused on terroir and the skills of the wine-grower.
02.00 pm: 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.
03.15 pm: 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.
05.30/06.00 pm: arrival in Bordeaux.
Coach tour leaving from Bordeaux with a bilingual (French-English) guide
Tour organised by the Bordeaux Tourist Office
Appointment : 9.00 am, Bordeaux Tourist Office, 12 cours du 30 juillet
On Tuesdays from 21. May to 22. October 2019, from 9.15 am to 6.00 pm.
The price includes : the guide, coach transport, tours at the estates, as well as all the wine tastings and lunch.
This tour is open to adults only
Pets are not accepted
Price does not include : personal expenses
From 5 to 25 people accepted