Par Claude06300 le 19 February 2012 à 20:43
Grand Crus of Burgundy
Private Guide with wine expert and Chinese interpreter
- Inimitable wines, from unique terroirs, called "Climates": a mosaic of small plots of land worked so carefully through the centuries and giving birth to Grands Crus.
- There is no better way to understand the complexity and nuances of its land than visiting Burgundy, one of the wine regions of France's most prestigious.
- You will discover the subtle interplay between the "terroir", the climate and the vine that brings out the noblest and variety of Black Pinot and Chardonnay.
This is a superb opportunity for the wine enthousiasts to taste the most famous Grands Crus of Burgundy, including the fabulous Romanée-Conti considered as the most famous wine of the world by many connoisseurs. A great overview of the winemaking and cultural traditions of the Côte d'Or. You'll enjoy extensive tastings at top domains of our producers in the Côte de Nuits and the Côte de Beaune while indulging in luxury accommodations at deluxe or prestigious Hotels in Beaune and excellent gastronomic dining, in some fine french gourmet restaurants.
Travel in small groups till 8 to 10 guests with a private Oenologist Guided/driver.
Day 1: Your arrival in Burgundy
We pick you up at the airtport or railway station and conduce you to your hotel in Beaune. You'll install in a very confortable hotel in the center of an old and touristic town and then you'll walk in the small streets of the very nice medieval city. Dinner in a gourmet restaurant.
Day 2: Grands Crus des Côte de Nuits
Immerse yourself into the complex and fascinating world of Burgundy wine for lovers of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay with the famous appelations of Nuits Saint Georges, Vosne Romanée, Vougeot.... We visit les Hospices de Beaune. We taste its faboulous wines and you participate at a fun and informative Oenological course about «terroirs», climates and soils of Burgundy. On the afternoon we visit wineries in Nuits-saint-Georges. A delicious local lunch recharges you halfway through the day. Return to Beaune in the early evening. Dinner on your own this evening.
Day 3: Fabulous Côte de Nuits
Meet with winemakers and get an insider's view of this famed region. Visit wineries in Chambolle-Musigny and Gevrey-Chambertin. You will taste the best wines of Hautes-Côtes de Nuits and visit the beautiful place of Clos-Vougeot, important cultural landmarks that have shaped wine making in the region. In order to keep our strength up, we'll have fine lunch in a local gourmet restaurant. Return to Beaune in the late afternoon. Dinner on your own this evening.
Day 4: Wine in Côte de Beaune
Today’s tour will take you towards the south of Beaune in some prestigious wineries as Meursault, Pommard, Volnay and Mercurey. we'll visit the Château de Pommard, including a tasting of its structured wines. But we'll also have you taste one of the best white wines of Burgundy in Meursault. Enjoy lunch at the excellent restaurant on the terrace of Château de Pommard with its strong and tannic wines. Return to Beaune in the late afternoon. Dinner in a gourmet restaurant.
Day 5: Departure
After a final delicious breakfast in your hotel, you can continue on to other travels - Bon Voyage!
Four nights in hotel standard of your choice
Four french breakfasts
Three gastronomic lunches
Two dinners (drinks not included with the lunches and dinners)
English speaking wine expert driver/guide for three fully guided days on Days 2, 3 and 4
Wine tastings and visits as described
Wine making course
Use of a comfortable private vehicle for your explorations of the vineyards
Call: Claude Massoc 00 33 (0)603452601
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