4. Bordeaux: Medoc tour in a small group (Luxury Mercedes EQV)
Embark on an enchanting wine tour through the renowned Medoc region, departing from Bordeaux, with an intimate group of six. A full-day escapade awaits, filled with exquisite tastings and cultural delights. **Morning: Departure from Bordeaux** Our journey begins as we leave Bordeaux, traversing picturesque landscapes en route to Medoc. Relax in a comfortable and luxury Mercedes minivan, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide who will share insights into the region's rich viticultural history. **First Stop: Chateau No. 1** Arriving at our first chateau, you'll fall under the historic charm of this emblematic chateau of the left bank, probably the most famous one, Chateau Margaux. You'll have time to make a few photos and feel the so particular atmosphere of the place. **Mid-Morning: Scenic Drive** As we wind through Medoc's chateau road, relish panoramic views of sprawling vineyards and chateaux that were classified in 1855. Your guide will regale you with tales of the region's winemaking heritage, providing context for the wines you'll soon savor. **Second Stop: Chateau No. 2** Discover the unique terroir of our second chateau and the winemaking techniques here in use. Delve into the artistry of wine production during an immersive tour, culminating in a tasting session that highlights the Medoc's terroir. **Lunch: Gastronomic Delights** Recharge with a typicaly French lunch at a carefully selected restaurant. Indulge in local delicacies that you can pair with exceptional wines, creating a sensory symphony that complements the morning's vinous explorations. **Afternoon: Chateau No. 3** The afternoon unfolds at another prestigious chateau, where the fusion of tradition and innovation is showcased. Stroll through the vineyards, witness the winemaking process firsthand, and sample a curated selection of their esteemed wines. **Afternoon: Chateau No. 4** The last visit of the day will let you discover a last chateau, with a pasionnate team using other technics and specificities in their wine making process. This will lead you to understand that wine making can be so much different from a chateau to the other. Now, you know why terroir is a combination of the soil, the climate and the people, and why all three make the wine. **Return to Bordeaux: Late Afternoon** As the day draws to a close, relax on the return journey to Bordeaux, reflecting on the sensory tapestry woven through vineyard visits, tastings, and culinary delights. Feel free to engage with fellow enthusiasts or simply absorb the tranquility of the French countryside. This exclusive wine tour promises an immersive experience, revealing the essence of Medoc's terroir and the passion behind each bottle. With a small group, personalized attention, and unforgettable moments, it's a journey that transcends typical wine-tasting excursions.