1. France
  2. Aquitaine
  3. Margaux

Margaux: Guided Winery Tour and Barrel Tasting

Product ID: 245217
Discover an authentic family-owned "chateau" in Bordeaux on a 1.5-hour tour. Learn about the winemaking process during the guided tour and learn about the importance of barrel aging and the influences of the oak on the wine.
About this activity
Duration: 1.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit an authentic chateau in Margaux Appellation
  • Learn about the winemaking process
  • Taste 3 wines directly from a barrel and 2 finished wines
Full description
You will be welcomed at the reception of the chateau. Your visit begins in front of the winery with a presentation of the property and its history. Then, your guide will lead you towards the fermenting room to explain the winemaking process and he will continue in the barrel cellar to talk about wine aging.

Afterward, you will have the chance to taste 3 wines in the barrel from the most representative grapes of Bordeaux: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. Finally, you will go into the shop to taste 2 finished wines to compare with those tasted previously still in maturation.
Includes
  • Explanations about winemaking, viticulture, and how to taste wine
  • Tasting of 3 wines in barrel and 2 finished wines
  • Water
What’s Not Included
  • Food

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At the reception of the chateau.

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Important information
Know before you go
• You might want to bring a jacket to stay warm in the cellar
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