Semi private wine tour along with Denis Duffau-Lagarrosse
Denis one of the owners of a prestigious Saint-Émilion Premier Grand Cru Classé shares his knowledge and enthusiasm for wine and the Bordeaux region in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. He will be your chauffeur and guide on a voyage of discovery along the “château trail”.
Bordeaux Wine Trotter offers a high-quality, private tour service, introducing its customers to the wonders and secrets of Bordeaux’s vineyards from the comfort of a luxury vehicle. Instead of a standard tour with the same old commentaries, enjoy an authentic, exclusive experience.
9.00 am: Welcome by Denis, your guide of the day
9.15 am: departure from the Tourist Office. During our journey we will cross the vineyards of Saint Emilion, world heritage of humanity as a cultural landscape, you can then see most of the 1st Grands Crus Classés – only 17 in the classification out of 280 Saint Émilion Grands Crus.
10.00 am: Tour of Château Beauséjour heritiers Duffau-Lagarrosse, a Saint-Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé. Denis, one of the château’s owners will take you on a special guided tour of this family run estate, which is not usually open to the public. The tour includes a walk through the vineyard, a presentation of the winery and its underground cellars and then a vertical tasting of 3 vintages of Château Beauséjour 1er Grand Cru Classé.
12h00 pm/15h15 pm: In the center of the medieval city of Saint-Emilion, gourmet lunch at the restaurant “Le Logis de la Cadène, 1 Star Michelin “ (or similar restaurant).
Menu: starter, main course, dessert, coffee, mineral water, 1 glass of wine (12.5 cl) Château Beausejour 1er G.CC Saint Émilion.
Free time in the Saint-Émilion village for a personal dicovery on the footsteps of the hermit…
15h30 pm: Saint-Émilion, Château 1rst Grand Cru Classé La Gaffelière or Clos Fourtet: Private tour with an exclusive vertical tasting of the 1rst Grand Cru Classé.
Back to Bordeaux
17h30 pm: drop off at the Tourism Office, Bordeaux.
Operator: Bordeaux Wine Trotter
Appointment : 9 am, Bordeaux Tourist Office 12 cours du 30 Juillet
Tuesday from 3. April to 30. October 2018 except 11 & 18 September, from 09.15 am to 05.30 pm
The price includes : Transportation in an 8 seats minivan, a chauffeur-guide(French and English), 3 winery tours each including wine tasting and lunch as described.
This tour is available for adults only
Price does not include : the personal expenses.
From 2 to 8 people accepted