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1885 Wine Tasting and Lunch in the Medoc

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Key facts

Where: Bordeaux , France Duration: Approx. 9.5 hours

Highlights

  • Enjoy wine tasting in two of the most prestigious vineyards of the Medoc
  • Find out about the proud heritage of the 1885 classification
  • Travel in a comfortable vehicle accompanied by a local guide

Overview

In the Bordeaux wine region ten prestigious great growths are distinguished by the 1855 classification. Every Wednesday, three Châteaux of the ten show their wines and vineyards, bringing to life the history of this classification.

You will visit two of the following vineyards; Château Batailley, Château Beychevelle, Château Brane-Cantenac, Château Branaire-Ducru, Château de Camensac, Château Haut-Bages Libéral, Château Lagrange, Château Pichon Longueville, Château Prieuré-Lichine and Château Rauzan-Segla.

Itinerary

Arrive at the Tourist Information Centre, 12 cours du XXX Juillet 33080, Bordeaux Cedex. Your bilingual guide (French and English) will meet you here. Board an air-conditioned coach and set out for a tour of the 1885 Vineyards of the Medoc.

Every Wednesday, three Châteaux in turn show their wines, terroirs and the history of this classification. The chateaus will be among the following:

• Chateau Branaire-Ducru (Saint-Julien)
• Chateau Cantenac Brown (Margaux)
• Chateau Grand-Puy-Lacoste (Pauillac)
• Chateau Batailley
• Chateau Beychevelle
• Chateau de Camensac
• Chateau Haut-Bages Liberal
• Chateau Lagrange
• Chateau Pichon Longeuville
• Chateau Prieure-Lichine
• Chateau Rauzan-Segla

Here is a time-wise break-up of your itinerary:

0915h (09:15am): Departure from Bordeaux Tourist Office city-center. Stop at two chateaus for a tour and tasting.
1300h (1:00pm): Lunch at a château.
1530h (3:30pm): Visit another château and enjoy wine tasting.
1830h (6:30pm): Return to Bordeaux.

The tour ends at the starting point.

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Reviews

We visited three different chateaux, Chateau de Batailley, Chateau Camensac and Chateau Cantenac-Brown. Different chateaux are selected on different days. At each chateau a third... Vicki Wiebe

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

21 May – 29 Oct: Wednesday

Duration

Approx. 9.5 hours

Start time

Start time: 0915h (09:15am)
Duration: Approx. 9.5 hours

Meeting point

Hotel pick-up not provided. The tour starts from the Tourist Information Centre, 12 cours du XXX Juillet, 33080 Bordeaux Cedex.Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

The tour ends at the starting point

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Inclusions

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Bilingual guide (French and English)
  • Guided tour of chateaus
  • Wine tastings
  • Lunch

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details. If a client would like to take child on this tour please contact local isango partner with child details, and child charges would be payable to local isango partner direct at the time of arrival.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
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  • "Three chateaux wine tasting" We visited three different chateaux, Chateau de Batailley, Chateau Camensac and Chateau Cantenac-Brown. Different chateaux are selected on different days. At each chateau a third...
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