You will start the morning with a stop at Joseph Drouhin (6mins walk from your hotel).
With 73 hectares, Domaine Joseph Drouhin is one of the largest in the region. It is distributed throughout Burgundy: Chablis (38 hectares), Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune, (32 hectares), Côte Chalonnaise (3 hectares), and includes a majority of Grands Crus and Premiers Crus, planted two Burgundy grape varieties: Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
The estate has grown over time through judicious acquisitions and family agreements. Some plots are among the most famous vineyards of Burgundy, such as Clos des Mouches, Montrachet Marquis de Laguiche, Musigny, Clos de Vougeot or Corton-Charlemagne, etc.Located right in the heart of Beaune, the cellars of Joseph Drouhin cover approximately 1 hectare under the streets of the medieval town & have belonged in the part to the Dukes of Burgundy & the Kings of France. As you walk through the cellars you will discover the roman remains that are nearly 2000 years old. The visit will end with a tasting of 6 emblematic wines including the Clos des Mouches.
You will then walk across the town to the Maison Bouchard (10mins walk).
In the heart of the Castle of Beaune, Bouchard Père et Fils unveils its great Burgundy wines. Since 1731, Bouchard Père & Fils has worked with passion to express the authenticity of the terroirs of Burgundy. With experience, the house has been able to modernize and evolve its wines, while remaining faithful to traditions, nature and its fundamentals of timelessness and refinement. Purity in the interpretation of terroirs, rigor, extreme attention to detail, creativity are part of the family values of the house.Combining tradition and innovation, Bouchard Père & Fils always emphasizes the singularity of these plots and the successive vintages, with the desire to make its references real works of art, each with their own personality and their own particular attractions.
During the tour, you will go down in the depths of the cellars to discover the soul of the wine-house and of its wines. There, silence, temperature and hygrometry ensure them a perfect aging. Following this trip across the time, you will taste 6 great wines of Burgundy, making this an unforgettable experience.
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