1855 is a magic date for Bordeaux wine lovers!
Undertaken at the request of Napoléon III, unchanged since 1855 the famous 1855 classification of the Bordeaux wines officially recognised 86 estates located in the Médoc in Sauternes and Barsac and one of them (Château Haut-Brion) in the Graves.
- A full day tour to Medoc to discover 3 different appellations and compare the wine
- Lunch at the chateau, French style
- Tour conducted by guides with professional card, French and English
- 3 beautiful wineries along the day
Eleven of these great growths, among the most famous in Bordeaux, are welcoming visitors on Wednesday from May to October on a rotating basis.
09:15am: departure by coach from the Bordeaux Tourist Office. During the travel the guide (French & English) presents the Bordeaux vineyards, especially Medoc.
10:30am: the visit of the first wine estate focuses on the notions of terroir grape varieties and blending, followed by a tasting of 2 wines.
12:00pm: the winemaking process is explained in the second château, where visitors also learn first-hand about pairing food and wine at a sit-down lunch with several courses in the classic French tradition!
03:30pm: The history of the classification is explained at the third château as well as the unusual way these wines are sold in Bordeaux. The visit ends with the tasting of two wines.
06:30pm: arrival at the Bordeaux Tourist Office.
*Virtually, but not entirely unchanged! In 1973, Baron Philippe de Rothschild succeeded in promoting Château Mouton Rothschild from second growth to the very exclusive club of first growths.
**Chateaux partners: château Lascombes, château Marquis de Terme, château Prieuré-Lichine, château Léoville Poyferré, château Branaire-Ducru, château Desmirail, château Ferrière, château de Camensac, château Lagrange, château La Tour Carnet, château Cantemerle, château Haut-Bages Libéral, château Lynch-Moussas, château Dauzac.
Operator: Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Bordeaux Métropole
The Tourist Office is at your disposal 7 days 7 to advise you, refer, offer tours and guided tours. Do not hesitate to contact us, it is with pleasure that we will discover the heritage and the vineyards of Bordeaux.
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Guide, transportation by coach, visit of 3 wine estates, wine tasting, lunch.
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