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The Ultimate Bordeaux Wine Tour

The Ultimate Bordeaux Wine Tour


Day 1 Arrival Day

An introduction to Bordeaux wines with a tutored tasting at your hotel. 

Day 2 Pessac-Leognan, Graves & Sauternes

10 am Pick up at your hotel.

11 am A morning of cellar visits and tastings in a Classified Growth of Pessac-Leognan. (sample properties: Chateau Haut Brion, Chateau Pape Clement, Smith Haut Lafitte, Carbonnieux, Haut Bailly, Domaine du Chevalier)
     

12:30 pm Lunch in a winery restaurant in the Graves appellation

2 pm Two Chateau visits with tastings in Sauternes Classified Growth properties.  (Chateau Yquem, Chateau Suduiraut, Chateau de Fargues, Chateau Sigalas Rabaud, Chateau d'Arche, Chateau Guiraud, Rayne Vigneeau)

5 pm Return to your hotel.

 

Day 3 The Great Wines of Saint Emilion

10 am Pick up at your hotel

11 am Cellar visit and tasting at two St Emilion Classified Growth chateaux.  (Chateau Angelus, Figeac, Pavie, Soutard, Beausejour-Becot, Canon, Clos Fourtet)

12:30 pm Lunch and time to explore the UNESCO World Heritage town of St Emilion.

2 pm Chateau visit and tasting in two Pomerol properties. (Chateau Beauregard, Client, La Conseillante, Gazin, Petit Village, La Fleur Petrus) 

5 pm Return to your hotel.


Day 4 Discover the Great Medoc wines

9 am Pick up at your hotel. Departure for the Medoc region.

10 am Visit and tasting at one of the famous classified growths in the Margaux appellation. (Chateau Margaux, Kirwan, Prieuré Lichine, La Tour de Bessan, Desmirail, Giscours, Rauzan-Segla, Rauzan-Gassies, or Siran)

11:30 am Visit and tasting at a  Classified Growth in the St Julien-Beychevelle appellation. (Chateau Beychevelle, Gruaud Larose, Leoville Barton, Leoville Poyferre, Talbot)

12:30 pm A very special tasting lunch in a Michelin starred restaurant in Pauillac or a more casual quick bite in a local restaurant. The choice is yours.

2:30 pm  Visit and tasting at the Chateau Mouton Rothschild, First Classified Growth of Pauillac.

4:30 pm Return to your hotel.

 

This best Bordeaux wine tour can be adapted to your specific dates and the properties and you would like to visit. Visits are dependant on the availability of the properties at the time of booking.  Just ask us and we will make it happen.

 

Duration 3-5 days
Language English
Group Private
Tastings 2 - 3/ chateaux
Transportation Minivan or bus
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