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Private St Emilion wine tour

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE 


  • Full day tour 9:00am - 5:30pm


  • Private tour (8 max)


  • Private transportation in a luxury Mercedes Vito mid-sized van


  • Fluent and comprehensible English-speaking wine guide


  • Commented visit & tasting at three Chateaux (all visit fees included!)




Itinerary

9:00 

Pick up at your hotel and depart for Saint Emilion.
On the way to your first visit your guide will  introduce you to the Bordeaux wines, the St Emilion classification, the" terroir" (basically soil and climate), and the grape varieties and how each of these elements can influence the flavour of wine.

10:00
Visit and tasting in a Chateau in the Pomerol appellation. Leave your preconceptions about Merlot at the door. You will be surprised at the difference the Bordeaux terroir makes. This is definitely not California.

11:15
Your second visit in a First Classified Growth of the Saint Emilion appellation. 

12:30
Following the visit, lunch will be at the restaurant of the Château, nestled amongst the Saint Emilion vineyards. The restaurant is a popular choice among Bordeaux  chateau owners, wine merchants and wine makers. (lunch is not included in the price)

3:00
The third visit of the day is at a  Classified Growth of St Emilion.  A blend of ultra modern wine-making techniques and traditional architecture.

4:00
Travel through time with a guided visit of Saint Emilion, a medieval village listed UNESCO World Heritage town.  You will have plenty of free time to explore on your own and do some essential shopping.

5:00
Return to Bordeaux.



Chateau we visit:

Chateau Beauregard, Chateau Clinet, Chateau La Conseillante, Chateau l'Evangile, Chateau Petit Village, Chateau Angelus, Chateau Pavie, Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot, Chateau Canon, Chateau La Dominique, Chateau Figeac, Chateau Soutard, Chateau troplong Mondot, Chateau Ville Maurine and many others.  


Included

All winery visits and tastings, transportation in a luxury Mercedes Vito mid-size van with wifi.

Not Included

Gratuities, accommodation, lunch,  wines with meals, anything generally not stated in the itinerary.

Practical information:

Wear sensible shoes and layers. Cellars can be cool and we may tried through the vines.

Each 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. 

 

Prices:  
2 - 3 pers 598€
3 - 4 pers 760€
5 - 6 pers 920€
7 - 8 pers 1080€





Duration 8 - 9 hrs
Language English
Group Private 8 max
Tastings 2 - 3/ chateaux
Transportation Luxury mid-sized Mercedes van
from 2 pers: : 598 €
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