Drive through the mythical appellations which established the reputation of Bordeaux wines. The specific terroir of the left bank produces powerful red wines. During this morning tour of the Medoc you'll enjoy visits to two wonderful chateaux!
9.00am: Depart Bordeaux & drive through the famous “Chateaux Route” of the Medoc. Your local expert guide will share lots of interesting information about the Bordeaux & Medoc wine regions as you go.
10.00am: Your tour starts with a warm welcome in a beautiful 1855 Great Classified Growth Chateau steeped in history. Walk through the vineyards, tour the vat room and visit the chateau cellar. You'll receive a fascinating introduction to the wine making process, all the way from the vine to the bottle. Your tour will finish with a wine tasting.
11.15am: Time for the 2nd chateau visit of the morning. Meet the people at a charming family run estate of the Medoc and enjoy a tour of the chateau. You'll learn about the main varietals of the Bordeaux region and finish by tasting the estate’s wines paired with an aperitif of French delicacies (includes fresh bread, cheese, cured meat, and dark chocolate).
1:00pm: You'll arrive back in Bordeaux.