Visit to Medoc Region in March 2018
Discover the prestigious wines of the Médoc Region! Drive along the « Chateau Route » of the Medoc Region, pass by mythical appellations such as Margaux, Saint-Julien, Pauillac...
Discover the prestigious wines of the Médoc Region!
Drive along the « Chateau Route » of the Medoc Region, pass by mythical appellations such as Margaux, Saint-Julien, Pauillac… which made the reputation of the Bordeaux wines. This specific terroir produces powerful red wines. During the afternoon, enjoy the visit of two chateaux : a family run state and a classified Growth chateau of 1855 !
1.45 pm: Leave Bordeaux & drive through the “Chateau Route” of the Medoc. The guide will provide you all the information about the Bordeaux & Medoc wine region.
2.45 pm: Arriving in a charming and authentic family-run estate (Chateau Lamarque, Chateau Chasse-Spleen, Chateau Siran…). Feel the intimacy and authenticity of a private chateau run by a passionate family for generations. Start the visit in the vineyards, in front of the château, tour around the traditional vat room and discover the cellar.
Tasting class – Become a wine expert in 20min!
« Intense color, woody aromas, tannic taste… » Ouch !! What does it mean? You will learn the steps of a proper tasting and will educate your nose in order to identify the wines aromas. We will give you our tips and tricks to taste like a pro!
At the end of the visit, you will enjoy some tasting of the chateau’s wines.
4.30 pm: Visit a Great Classified Growth estate (Chateau Gruaud-Larose, Chateau Lagrange…). Visit the vineyards, the vat room and the cellars of one of the most prestigious chateaux of Bordeaux. Enjoy some explanations about their wine making process, from the vine to the bottle. Finish the visit by a tasting of the estate’s wines while enjoying an aperitif with French delicacies (cheese, fresh bread…).
7.15 pm: Back in Bordeaux.