The Margaux appellation has the highest number
of 1855 Classified Growths of all the Medoc wine regions.
This makes it one of the best regions to explore
during your wine tour in Bordeaux .
Meet your group wine tour and depart for Margaux. On the way to your first visit in a premium Margaux chateau, your guide will introduce you to the Bordeaux wines, the famous 1855 classification, the" terroir", the grape varieties and how each of these elements can influence the flavour of wine.
|2:00||Arrive at your first Classified Growth Chateau in the Margaux appellation for a visit and tasting.|
|3:15||A second visit also at a Classified Growth will allow you to compare styles .|
|4:15||The last visit will be a Gourmet wine tasting with a visit in a Classified Growth Chateau in Margaux. Pairing food with wines is always a great way to end your Margaux wine tour.|
|5:15||Depart from Margaux to Bordeaux.|
|5:45||Arrive in Bordeaux.|
All Margaux wine tour visits and tastings, transportation in a luxury Mercedes Vito mid-size van with wifi.
Gratuities, accommodation, meals, anything generally not stated in the itinerary.
Wear sensible shoes and layers. Cellars can be cool and we may walk through the vines.
Each Margaux visit last between 1 to 1-1/2 hrs. and is conducted by an English speaking guide in the chateaux. The visits cover the vines, grape varieties, wine making and end with a tasting of several wines.
NB: Tasting sizes are small in France, generally 2-3 oz.
Please be on time for departure.
|Group||8 pers max|
|Tastings||2 - 3 per visit|
|Transportation||Mercedes mid-sized van|