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Great Cabernets of Medoc (8.5 Hours)

Great Cabernets of Medoc (8.5 Hours)

8. 5 hours From
AU$208 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minivan TourMinivan Tour
  • France Region
    Aquitaine
  • Duration
    8. 5 hours
  • Tour Code
    ABT22015
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
8. 5 hours From
AU$208 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minivan TourMinivan Tour
  • France Region
    Aquitaine
  • Duration
    8. 5 hours
  • Tour Code
    ABT22015
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
Description 

Summary

Visit and wine taste in 3 carefully selected Classified Chateaus of the area that will introduce you to the local Bordeaux blend in which Cabernet 

Itinerary

The Medoc area covers approximately 5,700 hectares of declared vineyards, annually producing on average 300,000 hectoliters 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 from a centrally located pick up point in Bordeaux and head towards the famous Medoc wine region. During this full day tour you will experience 3 visits and wine tasting sessions in Classified growth or Cru Bourgeois estates 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 estates, the wine making process as well as the techniques used during the wine making. The visits are followed by a wine tasting session. The wineries are usually located in Margaux, Saint Julien, Pauillac or the Haut Medoc appellations.

Then, follow the castle road to admire some of the most famous chateaus such as Chateau Margaux, Chateau Palmer or Chateau Pichon Longueville. Wine tasting fees are included and there is bottled water in the vehicles.

Inclusions

  • Visit and wine tasting session in 3 Classified Growth chateaus and/or Cru Bourgeois estates
  • Follow the Castle road 
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Travel in recent, comfortable & fully equipped minivans
  • Small group of 8 passengers maximum
  • Wine tasting fees

Exclusions

  • Personal insurance & expenses 
  • Meals & drinks 
  • Entrance fees to monuments or attractions 
  • Eventual Gratuities

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