OPB10 - Medoc Half Day Wine Tour (4 hours and half) $255.75 per person (minimum 2 persons)
Departure from Bordeaux
All year (except 25 December and 1 January)
From 08.30 to 13.00 or 14.00 to 18.30
The Medoc area covers approximately 5,700 hectares of declared vineyards, annually producing on average 300,000 hectolitres of wine. Of the grape varieties permitted, 50% of the viticultural area is planted with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, and to a lesser extent Petit Verdot and Malbec. Also allowed within the AOC regulations are the varieties Cabernet Franc and Carménère. The region you will head to spans from the mouth of the river down south and includes the four famous communes of St-Estephe, Pauillac, St. Julien and Margaux.
Today, depart towards the famous Medoc wine region. During this half day tour you will experience a visit and wine tasting session in 2 Classified Growths or Cru Bourgeois estate that have been carefully selected for their exceptional setting and quality of wine. During these visits you will learn all there is to know about the history of the estate, the wine making process as well as the techniques used during the wine making. The visits are followed by a wine tasting session.
You will also follow the Chateau road to admire some of the most famous chateaus such as Chateau Margaux, Chateau Palmer or Chateau Cantenac Brown.
- Reservation for 2 classified wineries
- Pick up and drop off from your hotel
- English speaking driver guide
- Tasting fees & entrance fees unless mentioned in the program
- Meals and drinks
- Gratuities for the driver/guide