The Mé­doc wine-grow­ing re­gion

Bordeaux Wine Trip - - Bordeaux Wine Routes -

From the north of Bordeaux to the tip of Graves, the Mé­doc wine-grow­ing re­gion is spread over 100 km and con­sti­tutes 8 ap­pel­la­tions (Mé­doc, Haut Mé­doc, Mar­gaux, Pauil­lac, Saint-es­tèphe, Saint-julien, Moulis and Lis­trac). The most pres­ti­gious Grands Crus Classés de Bordeaux (1855 clas­si­fi­ca­tion) are found in this re­gion, as well as some charm­ing Crus Bour­geois and Ar­ti­sans. Via the myth­i­cal ‘Dé­parte­men­tale 2’ B-road: de­part­ing from Blan­que­fort, you will travel suc­ces­sively through the ap­pel­la­tions Haut-mé­doc, Mar­gaux, Mé­doc, Saint-julien, Pauil­lac, Saint-es­tèphe and their es­tates of which Mar­gaux, La­tour, Lafite-roth­schild, Mou­tonRoth­schild and more…

La Win­ery - Ar­sac

Other than the 1200 wine ref­er­ences from around the world, dis­cover your per­sonal Wine Sign® at a blind tast­ing of 6 wines: are you a con­nois­seur as­cen­dant aes­thete or a gourmet as­cen­dant ad­ven­turer? www.win­ery.fr

Fort Mé­doc – Cus­sac-fort-mé­doc

Fort Mé­doc is a listed UNESCO World Her­itage site un­der the name “Ver­rou Vauban” (to­gether with the Fort Pâté in the heart of the Es­tu­ary and the Ci­tadel of Blaye on the right bank of the Es­tu­ary) www.ver­rou-vauban.com

Vil­lage of Bages – Pauil­lac

Jean-michel Cazes, the owner of Château Lynch-bages (Pauil­lac Grand Cru Classé), has es­tab­lished a “vil­lage of savours and wines” in his child­hood ham­let. Here you can stock up on many ar­ti­sanal prod­ucts (bread, sweets, teas, chees, etc.) then take a break at the “Café Lav­inal” to savour bistro cui­sine in a friendly at­mos­phere www.jm­cazes.com. Fi­nally, for a trip through the vine­yards, rent your­self a bi­cy­cle from the Fun­bike Work­shop www.fun­bike.fr

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