Margaux Wine Chateaux Tour with Tastings and Lunch
Enjoy a day spent visiting 4 outstanding wine estates in Margaux that welcome visitors with traditional and unusual wine and food matches. Taste a variety of fine wines and local products, and stop for lunch at Le Savoie in Margaux village.
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- Spend an enjoyable day tasting a variety of Margaux wines at 4 different chateaux
- Sample local specialties such as foie gras, canelé, and chocolate
- Enjoy lunch at Le Savoie restaurant in Margaux village
DescriptionYour 9-hour tour begins with a visit to Château Prieuré-Lichine where you’ll learn about the history of Bordeaux wines, the classifications, and the notion of AOC. Enjoy the pairing between a sturgeon pâté with Aquitaine caviar and the white wine of Prieuré-Lichine. Follow this with a tasting of Prieuré-Lichine's Margaux Grand Cru. At 11:15 AM, the second stop of the tour is for a visit of château Rauzan-Gassies, which focuses on terroir and the skills of the wine-grower. You will have a commented tasting of 3 wines from Château Rauzan-Gassies produced by the Quie’s family: “Haut Medoc, Pauillac, and Margaux'. At 12:30 PM, you will have lunch at the restaurant Le Savoie in Margaux village. This includes a starter, main dish, and desert, wine, and coffee. The wine served will come from the properties visited along the day. After lunch and a photo stop at Château Margaux, one of the most beautiful estates in Bordeaux, you’ll head to Château La Tour de Bessan. This winery features contemporary architecture and offers a blending workshop. This is your opportunity to discover Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grape varieties and a mysterious blend, along with Mademoiselle de Margaux’s famous chocolates, before tasting a vintage of Château La Tour de Bessan. To finish this day, you’ll visit Château Kirwan, Grand Cru Classé, to learn about the marketing of Bordeaux wines. After the visit, a playful tasting will be arranged with the famous canelé, a soft flavor of Bordeaux. You will return at around 5:45 PM.
IncludesProfessional guide Transportation by coach Visits to 4 wine estates Wine tastings Food tasting Lunch Personal expenses
- You must be at least 18 years old to participate
- Please indicate if a vegetarian menu is required or if you have food allergies
- Wear comfortable shoes and bring a sweater or jacket as it can be cold in the caves
Easy cancellationCancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund
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