Pauillac is what most of the world thinks of when it thinks Bordeaux: Cabernet Sauvignon driven, powerful and age worthy, often expensive, wine, produced in beautiful classic chateaux. Why so iconic? Because it is here that three out of the five First Classified Growths of the left bank are to be found: Château Latour, Château Lafite Rothschild and Château Mouton Rothschild.
Head to Château Pichon Baron, second classified growth, for a Master Class tasting, after a tour in the vineyards, the château will open its private tasting rooms for a vertical tasting of the vintage 2016 and 2014, 5 wines tasted. Subject to availability.
The creation of the estate dates back to the end of the 17th century, also known as the Grand Siècle because of Louis XIV's accession to the French throne in 1661.
Lunch at la Maison D'estournel, located in Saint Estèphe. It is a country home where the living is easy. An experience all its own ensuring a simple and authentic stay in the heart of nature.
The chef of the hotel’s restaurant pays tribute to the treasures of this generous terroir with local seasonal cuisine, modernized with a view to maximizing lightness and simplicity.
Afternoon Your private driver will lead you to Château Gruaud Larose, a Second Grand Cru Classé, located in Saint Julien where a tasting of their grapes awaits you, followed with a tour in the facilities and tasting of the 2 wines of the estate, included the Grand Vin.
Gruaud Larose has always tried to give value to the role of man in the creation of its elixir;
both to his work and to the bond established with the vineyard. Since its creation, in 1725, four families have succeeded one another at the head of Gruaud Larose: the Gruaud & Larose families, the Balguerie and Sarget families, the Cordier family and the Merlaut family.$
•Enjoy an exclusive gastronomical lunch at “Maison d’Estournel”
•Enjoy the beauty of the places and learn a lot of great stories thanks to the services of your private English guide driver.
•Taste some of the most famous iconic wines in Medoc region