Wine Tour to Saint-Emilion in March 2018
Updated: Jan 17, 2018
Discover the prestigious wines of the right bank & Saint-Emilion! Discover the village of Saint-Emilion and two right bank châteaux: a beautiful family-run estate & a Great Classified Growth....
Discover the famous village of Saint-Emilion and two right bank châteaux: a beautiful family-run estate & a Great Classified Growth estate. Enjoy the amazing hilly vineyard landscapes of the region. In this region, Merlot is the king of the grape varieties!
1:45 pm: Leave Bordeaux and drive to Saint-Emilion. The guide will provide you with all the information about the Bordeaux & Saint-Emilion wine regions.
2.30 pm: Visit an authentic and charming family-run estate of the right bank. Feel the intimacy and authenticity of a private chateau ran by a passionate family for generations. Visit the vineyards, the traditional vat room and cellar of this intimate estate! Chateaux partners: Chateau de Reignac (Bordeaux supérieur), Chateau La Dauphine (Fronsac), Chateau de Sales (Pomerol), Chateau Côte de Baleau (Saint-Emilion)…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 overlooking the Saint-Emilion vineyards (Chateau Soutard, Chateau de Ferrand…) There, you will enjoy explanations about the winemaking process from the vine to the bottle. To finish, enjoy an aperitif in a tasting room with French delicacies (fresh bread, cheese…)
5.45 pm: Enjoy a guided tour of the village of Saint Emilion, classified on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. Saint-Emilion is a typical charming French village dating back to medieval times surrounded by vineyards that took its name.
7:15 pm: Back in Bordeaux.