This private tour takes you to the world famous Cote de Nuits and Chateau Clos Vougeot.Your wine expert will teach you everything about the soil, the grape varietals and the clasification of Burgundy wines.
09:00AM: Pick up in Beaune or Dijon train station or at your hotel located in Beaune or Dijon area.Transfer to Chateau du Clos de Vougeot.Picturesque drive through villages along the road of the Grands Crus: Fixin, Gevrey Chambertin, and Chambolle-Musigny. En route, several photo ops and explanations about the importance of the soil and the climate in Burgundy.Guided tour of the Chateau du Clos de Vougeot.Founded in 1098 by monks, the vineyard of Clos de Vougeot covers 50 hectares. The castle houses the brotherhood of the knights of the tastevin. Its wines are ones of the most famous in Burgundy with a Grand Crus: Le Clos Vougeot.Today the vineyard is divided between 80 owners.Tour and wine tasting at a local domain in Vougeot area.Your guide takes advantage of this wine tasting to present the main grape varietals of Burgundy, chardonnay and pinot noir, and the complex process in the wine making in Burgundy (example: the importance of the raising in oak barrels).Driving through the vineyards and photo stop at the famous clos Romanée-Conti.Transfer to Nuits Saint George.Tour and wine tasting at Domaine Remoriquet in Nuits-Saint-George.Your guide here mentions the clasification of Burgundy wines in 3 main types: village, premiers crus, grands crus.Created in 1938, it is today the fourth generation. Among their wines are white Hautes Côtes de Nuits and 4 red Nuits Saint George premiers crus. Gilles Remoriquet produces wines with character that express all the power and refinement of the terroir. Transfer back to your hotel or to the train station.06:00PM: End of the services.