Focus on the red wines from Côte de Nuits

Guided tour in the vineyards of Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune, including villages with prestigious names such as Nuits-Saint-Georges, Vosne Romanée, Gevrey-Chambertin, Pommard, Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet...

Theme
Visits & Tastings
Start date
January 31, 2017
End date
November 30, 2017
Duration
Half a day
Groups
Yes

Beaune / Aloxe Corton / Nuits-Saint-Georges / Vosne Romanée / Vougeot / Chambolle Musigny / Morey St Denis / Gevrey Chambertin

  • Stop at the Romanée Conti vineyard in Vosne Romanée
  • Château du Clos de Vougeot, the most famous Burgundian vineyards. The castle is a historical monument, home to traditional gastronomy and wines. It was built by the Cistercian monks of the Abbey of Cîteaux in the 12th century and is now shared by eighty owners who share fifty hectares among them. We will tell you how the Cistercian monks made wine in the XII century!
  • Visit a family-owned cheesemaker's (est. 1946) and enjoy a cheese tasting. Witness the cheese-making process from the milk selection to its ripening, casting and curing. End the tour with a tasting of five cheeses accompanied by a glass of Pinot Noir.
  • Cellar visit and wine tasting in Nuits-Saint-Georges

This tour includes:

  • Your private English-speaking guide/driver
  • Stop at « le Clos de la Romanée Conti ». Explanation of the terroir and the classification of Burgundy wines
  • Guided tour of Le Clos de Vougeot (castle for the XII century)
  • Cheese tasting with a glass of wine
  • Winery and cellar visit: explanation of the winemaking process from the harvest to the bottling
  • Discover the influence of the barrel
  • Wine tasting (5 wines)

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