A gourmet trail in Margaux
Four outstanding estates in Margaux welcome visitors based on the theme of traditional and unusual wine and food matches. The opportunity to taste over 10 wines along the day!
- Visit of 4 beautiful wine properties
- Taste wine from the famous Margaux appellation
- Tour conducted by official guides with professional card
- Gourmet lunch in a local restaurant
- Learn all about the Margaux wine: grape varietes, blending, wine tasting, commercialisation
- Transportation by coach
09:15am: Departure from the Bordeaux Tourist Office
The day begins with the visit of Château Prieuré-Lichine where you will approach the history of Bordeaux wines, the classifications and the notion of AOC. Then, you will discover the pairing between a sturgeon pâté with Aquitaine caviar and the white wine of Prieuré-Lichine, followed by the tasting of Prieuré-Lichine's Margaux Grand Cru wine.
11:15am: the second stop is for the visit of château Rauzan-Gassies focused on terroir and the skills of the wine-grower. You will have a commented tasting of 3 wines from Château Rauzan-Gassies produced by the Quie’s family “Haut Medoc, Pauillac and Margaux".
12:15pm: let's go to take the inevitable photo of Château Margaux, one of the most beautiful and famous in Bordeaux.
12:30pm: lunch at the restaurant Le Savoie in Margaux village - starter, dish and desert, wine and coffee included. The wine served will come from the properties visited along the day.
02:00pm: you will head to Château La Tour de Bessan. This winery with a contemporary architecture offers a blending workshop: discover Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grape varieties and a mysterious blend along with Mademoiselle de Margaux’s famous chocolates, before tasting a vintage of Château La Tour de Bessan.
03:15pm: To finish this day: visit of Château Kirwan, Grand cru Classé in Margaux to learn about Bordeaux wines, their trade and marketing. The family owning this property is as well wine traders. After the visit, a playful tasting is proposed with the famous "canelé" a soft flavor of Bordeaux.
06:00pm: arrival in Bordeaux.
Operator: Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Bordeaux Métropole
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Answer from Visiter BordeauxDear Jessica, We are sorry to hear that you were unhappy with certain points of your tour. We hope that you enjoyed your tour in spite of that and thank you for your review. In the hope that we will have the chance to make your experience a better one in the future.Best regards. Bordeaux Tourism Office Team
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Guide, transport by coach, visit of four wine estates, wine tasting, lunch.