Enjoy a day spent visiting 4 outstanding wine estates in Margaux that welcome visitors with traditional and unusual wine and food matches. Taste a variety of fine wines and local products, and stop for lunch at Le Savoie in Margaux village.
What to Expect
Your 9-hour tour begins with a visit to Château Prieuré-Lichine where you’ll learn about the history of Bordeaux wines, the classifications, and the notion of AOC.
Enjoy the pairing between a sturgeon pâté with Aquitaine caviar and the white wine of Prieuré-Lichine. Follow this with a tasting of Prieuré-Lichine's Margaux Grand Cru.
The second stop is Château Rauzan-Gassies, Grand Cru Classé, where you’ll hear about the particularities of Margaux terroir and the skills of the grower. Taste 3 wines of the Haut Medoc, Pauillac, and Margaux, accompanied by toast with duck rillettes with foie gras, and topped with a Medoc wine jelly.
You’ll have lunch at Le Savoie restaurant in the village of Margaux. After lunch and a photo stop at Château Margaux, one of the most beautiful estates in Bordeaux, you’ll head to Château La Tour de Bessan. This winery features contemporary architecture and offers a blending workshop.
This is your opportunity to 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.
To finish this day, you’ll visit Château Kirwan, Grand Cru Classé, to learn about the marketing of Bordeaux wines. After the visit, a playful tasting will be arranged with the famous canelé, a soft flavor of Bordeaux.
- Professional guide
- Transportation by coach
- Visits to 4 wine estates
- Wine tastings
- Food tasting
Bordeaux Tourist Office, 12 Cours du 30 Juillet, Bordeaux
Tram line B or C, Quinconces stop
Know Before You Go
• You must be at least 18 years old to participate
• Please indicate if a vegetarian menu is required or if you have food allergies
• Wear comfortable shoes and bring a sweater or jacket as it can be cold in the caves