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A wine evening out in Pessac-Leognan

1/2 day - Guided tours

Description

A welcoming wine-grower, a passionate Chef and the wines Bordeaux people drink!

06:30 pm – Departure from the Bordeaux Tourist Office to Pessac-Leognan appellation.

Out of Bordeaux, we drive through this historical area known as the birthplace of Bordeaux vineyards and the homeland of French philosopher Montesquieu, along some of the most well-known Graves Classified Growths. The wines produced in Graves are renowned and appreciated both for their complex whites and elegant reds.

07:15 pm: Visit of a local family-owned estate - Domaine de Merlet, Château Pontac-Monplaisir or Château Baulos-Charmes*…
Passion-driven winegrowers respectful of their terroirs tell us about their work, the history of their winery and of the wines they make following slowly the seasons’ natural cycle. A nice moment to meet a genuine winemaker, talk about wine…and of course share a glass together !

08:00 pm: we carry on through the vineyard to our next stop for a dinner in the heart of Pessac-Leognan

08:30 pm: Dinner at Domaine de Larchey*

After prestigious places such as le Relais de Margaux or Les Sources de Caudalie, the Chef Guillaume Germanez is now in charge of the restaurant at Domaine de Larchey. He selects seasonal products with care and passion. The starter, main course and dessert of his choice will be specially prepared for this evening.

The wines will be chosen accordingly for a perfect match with each dish and will best convey all the elegance of Graves and Pessac-Leognan area: 1 glass of white, 2 glasses of red, still water and coffee included.
Request for special diets should be booked at the latest 1 day prior to the tour.

10:00 pm – 11:00 pm : back to the Tourist Office in Bordeaux or on request to your accommodation in Bordeaux City center.

*places mentioned for visit and dinner may differ.

Excursion Information

Appointment at 6.15 pm, Bordeaux Tourist Information Center 12 Cours du XXX Juillet

Organized by Max Travel & Event

Key information

Open days

  • From 01/01/2017 to 26/10/2017
  • on Thursdays, all year from 6.30 pm to 11.00 pm
  • Capacity

    • Minimum number of people : 2
    • Maximum number of people : 8
  • Languages

    • Français
    • Anglais
  • Means of payment

    • Carte Bancaire
    • Chèque vacances
    Cash

Prices

From : 124€ / person
124€
This price includes :
Transportation by minivan (8 pax), visit and tasting at a family-owned estate, 3 course/3 wine dinner at the restaurant of Domaine de Larchey. Tour guided in French and in English.

This tour is open to adults only

Contact details

Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Bordeaux Métropole
12 cours du XXX Juillet
33000 BORDEAUX

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