Saint-Emilion Afternoon Wine Tour from Bordeaux

Saint-Emilion Afternoon Wine Tour from Bordeaux

Enjoy the perfect afternoon in the ancient St Emilion tasting exceptional wines

Tour type: Group , Duration: 5 Hours 30 Minutes

Product ID: 249
Description

Discover the famous village of St-Emilion, take in the hilly vineyards and visit two beautiful chateaux: a Great Classified Growth estate and a beautiful family-run estate. In this region, Merlot is the king of the grape varieties.
1:45 pm: Leave Bordeaux and drive to Saint-Emilion. The guide will provide you with all the information about the Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion wine regions.
2.30 pm: Visit an authentic and charming family-run estate on the right bank. Feel the intimacy and authenticity of a private chateau which has been run by a passionate family for generations. The beauty and aesthetic of the place lives up to the quality of the wine.
Join a wine tasting class and become a wine expert in 20 minutes! "Intense colour, woody aromas, tannic taste"  You might wonder what that all means. Learn the steps of a proper tasting and educate your nose to identify the wine aromas. You will be given tips and tricks to taste like a pro!
At the end of the visit, you will enjoy a wine tasting of the chateau’s wines.
4.30 pm:  Visit a Great Classified Growth estate overlooking the Saint-Emilion vineyards. You will be impressed...

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Discover the famous village of St-Emilion, take in the hilly vineyards and visit two beautiful chateaux: a Great Classified Growth estate and a beautiful family-run estate. In this region, Merlot is the king of the grape varieties.
1:45 pm: Leave Bordeaux and drive to Saint-Emilion. The guide will provide you with all the information about the Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion wine regions.
2.30 pm: Visit an authentic and charming family-run estate on the right bank. Feel the intimacy and authenticity of a private chateau which has been run by a passionate family for generations. The beauty and aesthetic of the place lives up to the quality of the wine.
Join a wine tasting class and become a wine expert in 20 minutes! "Intense colour, woody aromas, tannic taste"  You might wonder what that all means. Learn the steps of a proper tasting and educate your nose to identify the wine aromas. You will be given tips and tricks to taste like a pro!
At the end of the visit, you will enjoy a wine tasting of the chateau’s wines.
4.30 pm:  Visit a Great Classified Growth estate overlooking the Saint-Emilion vineyards. You will be impressed by the attention to detail and the perfection with which wine is made. You will enjoy explanations about the winemaking process from the vine to the bottle. To finish, enjoy an aperitif in a tasting room with French delicacies (fresh bread, dried sausage and cheese).
The wines you will taste are blends (like all Bordeaux wines) with Merlot being predominant. You will see how Merlot has a fresh and fruity taste. Combined with the power of the Cabernet, it gives beautiful balanced and aromatic wines.
Enjoy a guided tour of the village of Saint Emilion, classified as one of UNESCO’s World Heritage locations. Saint-Emilion is a typical charming French village dating back to medieval times. All the chateaux located around the village are labelled St. Emilion (more than 800 of them).
7:15 pm: Arrive back at Bordeaux.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
1:45 PM – 7:15 PM
Group size
1 - 8
Languages
English, French
The meeting point
12 cours du 30 Juillet, 33000 Bordeaux

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Includes
  • Guided tour in the stunning village of Saint-Emilion
  • Visits to two impressive chateaux
  • 4 wine tastings (2 per chateau)
  • Aperitif paired with French bread, cured meats and cheeses
  • Transportation by minibus
  • Friendly and professional guide
  • Lunch or dinner

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  • 100% payment by credit card is requested upon reservation. 
  • A receipt is systematically sent to the client by email. Last minute reservations must be financially settled before departure, by credit card (Visa or MasterCard) or in cash. 
  • A receipt is issued for the client at the time of payment.  
  • The reservation is considered as accepted by the client upon signature of the order form.
  • Payment: 40% upon reservation, 40% 21 days prior to the visit, the remaining amount (and any additional costs) following the service, to be paid upon reception of the invoice.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Up to 7 days in advance: 100% reimbursed.
  • Under 7 days in advance: no reimbursement.
  • Modification of the date is possible according to availability.
  • If the Company is responsible for any cancellation (dangerous weather conditions, mechanical problems with the transport, unexpected health problems for the guide) the client is entitled to a full reimbursement.
  • The deposits are not reimbursable in the case of the client cancelling the service.  The Company reserves the right to cancel the service if the payment conditions are not respected. The Company reserves the right to modify the program, with equivalent offers, according to the availability of and cancelations by their service providers. The Company is to inform its client in writing of any modifications. Any modification made does not entitle the client to any reimbursement or compensation.

Organized by

Pierre-Jean

Having arrived from Paris 8 years ago to work in the wine business, Pierre-Jean is the former marketing director for a wine company in Bordeaux. Pierre-Jean spends his time organising wine tours to perfection and welcomes tourists to his wine region of choice!


Product ID: 249

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