Tasting tours

Discover or hone your knowledge of the art of viticulture and oenology

Unravel the secrets of the Grands Crus Classés and the wines of Bernard Magrez.

Whether you are a curious enthusiast, an informed connoisseur, an expert taster or simply a lover of flavours, Bernard Magrez invites you to enjoy a unique experience during a fully customised tour.

Discover oenology or fine-tune your knowledge: from historical findings to exceptional tastings, unravel the secrets of wine in the sumptuous and intimate settings of the finest Chateaux.

Tasting tours at Château Pape Clément

Introduction Location

"Indulgence" tours to explore the vineyard

"Indulgence" tours include a presentation on the history of the Chateau, and visits to the vineyard, vat room, wine storehouses and cellar. Finally, guests taste several Bernard Magrez wines, including Château Pape Clément.  Lasting between 1 hour 30 minutes and 2 hours, tours take place every day at set times, subject to prior reservation.


"Prestige" tours offer personalised exploration of fine wines.
"Prestige" tours are organised on request, providing an opportunity to delve deeper into the world of Château Pape Clément and experience the fine wines of Bernard Magrez.
A presentation of the Chateau's history and visits to the vineyard, vat room, wine storehouses and cellar before an exceptional fine wine tasting.
There is no minimum number of participants for private tours.
Château Pape Clément
Discovery of Bordeaux wines
Discover the typical Bordeaux wines
Château Pape Clément
Discovery of Bordeaux wines
Discover the typical Bordeaux wines
30 EUR per pers.
Introduction
Discover the typical Bordeaux wines (grape varieties, terroirs, grading).

Tasting of 4 wines:
- 1 dry white wine
- 2 red wines
-1 sweet white wine
Location
Château Pape Clément
Tour & Tasting
Château Pape Clément
Tour & Tasting
20 EUR per pers.
Groups : 18 € per person. 
Introduction
The tour begins in the gardens, where you will hear about the illustrious history of Château Pape Clément. You will then visit the vineyard and discover the impressive wooden vat room and wine storehouse, before moving on to the cellar, which conceals a chapel, the recumbent effigy of Pope Clement V and very old vintages of our Grand Cru Classé.

Afterwards, you will have a chance to taste our red Château Pape Clément, as well as two other fine wines by Bernard Magrez.
DURATION
1 hour 30 minutes (visit: 1 hour, tasting: 30 minutes)

OPENING HOURS
Domain open 7 days a week, booking by email or phone.

Telephone: 05 57 26 38 34
Location
Château Pape Clément
Calendar of the winemaker
Discover the steps of the winemaker
Château Pape Clément
Calendar of the winemaker
Discover the steps of the winemaker
40 EUR per pers.
Introduction
Discover the various stages that punctuate the work of the winemaker, from the vineyard to the vat, to the cellars.

Will follow a tasting of 5 wines:
- 1 rosé
- 2 reds
- 1 dry white
- 1 sweet white
Location
Château Pape Clément
In the heart of Grands Crus Classés
Visit of the 4 châteaux
Château Pape Clément
In the heart of Grands Crus Classés
Visit of the 4 châteaux
45 EUR per pers.
Introduction
Visits of the four Grands Crus Classés of Bernard Magrez on four exceptional terroirs.
Good valid 1 year from the purchase. On reservation.

 The history of the properties will be told you and you will discover the secrets of production of these great wines.
  • Clos Haut-Peyraguey – Premier  Grand Cru Classé Sauternes 1855
Visit and tasting of 3 wines - 1 hour
  • Château Fombrauge – Grand Cru Classé Saint-Emilion
Visit and tasting of 2 wines - 1 hour
  •  Château La Tour Carnet – Grand Cru Classé Médoc 1855
Visit and tasting of 2 wines - 1 hour
  • Château Pape Clément – Grand Cru Classé de Graves
Visit and tasting of 3 wines - 1h30

​Transport not included.


 
Location
Château Pape Clément
5 senses
An enoyable discovery for the senses
Château Pape Clément
5 senses
An enoyable discovery for the senses
49 EUR per pers.
THE 5 SENSES
Introduction
Stir up your senses during an new journey in the exceptional place of Château Pape Clément, Grand Cru Classé de Graves in Pessac.

Come for a unique, initiatory and playful getaway in Bordeaux, and discover the wine differently and as nowhere else!
From delicate sensations to whirlwinds feelings, let you guide during a sensory journey.
At first, the touch is highlighted, with soils and materials tactile discovery.
In wine storehouses, the sense of smell expresses itself. A tasting of monovines will allow you to understand the aromas and the contributions of each, in a place soaked by smells of oak and of vintage wines in creation.
Then, the sight comes : a moment between past and present, where you can see the changes which have shaped the vineyard, from 1250 to nowadays.
To perfect this experience, your taste is put to the test during a blind tasting.
And at the end, you are transported in various sound contexts, to understand how they can influence your judgement of wine…

Guided tour with a tasting of five wines all along...

Come and discover it without further delay : unique in France!
DURATION
2 hours.

OPENING HOURS
Domain open 7 days a week, booking by email or phone.

Telephone: 05 57 26 38 34
Location
Château Pape Clément
Tour & Tasting class
Château Pape Clément
Tour & Tasting class
49 EUR per pers.
Groups: 45 € per person. 
Introduction
The tour begins in the gardens, where you will hear about the illustrious history of Château Pape Clément. You will then visit the vineyard and discover the impressive wooden vat room and wine storehouse, before moving on to the cellar, which conceals a chapel, the recumbent effigy of Pope Clement V and very old vintages of our Grand Cru Classé.

After this, you will be able to enjoy a tasting lesson based on eight Bernard Magrez wines
DURATION
2 hours (visit: 1 hour, tasting: 1 hour)

OPENING HOURS
Domain open 7 days a week, booking by email or phone.

Telephone: 05 57 26 38 34
Location
Château Pape Clément
Wine on the table workshop
Choose the perfect wine for a meal
Château Pape Clément
Wine on the table workshop
Choose the perfect wine for a meal
55 EUR per pers.
Introduction
Choosing a bottle of wine is a first, knowing how to serve it, at what temperature and especially with which dishes are questions we will answer on this module.

Tasting of 8 wines:
- 1 rosé wine
- 3 white wines
- 3 red wines
- 1 sweet white wine
2h
Location
Château Pape Clément
The Quatuor
Tasting of the 4 Grands Crus Classés
Château Pape Clément
The Quatuor
Tasting of the 4 Grands Crus Classés
99 EUR per pers.
Introduction
Historical presentation, discovery of the vineyard, the vat and the cellars. Visit and private tasting.
Tasting of 4 Grands Crus Classés.
Location
Château Pape Clément
​B-Winemaker
Create your own wine!
Château Pape Clément
​B-Winemaker
Create your own wine!
99 EUR per pers.
B-Winemaker Bordeaux create your own wine gift
Introduction
Enjoy an unforgettable wine-making experience!
Go back in time with an historical visit of the Château, the vault and the cellar. Participate to a wine workshop to create your own wine blend, to personalize your label and take home your souvenir bottle!
Finish the tour with a free Pape Clement tasting

⊛ Workshop with Château Magrez Fombrauge grape variety: 99 €
⊛ Workshop with Château Pape Clément grape variety: 129 € 
 
If you would like to share your creation or offer it to several persons, you have the opportunity to make other bottles during the workshop:
Price/adding bottle
⊛ Les Grands Chênes 40€
⊛ La Tour Carnet 55€
⊛ Fombrauge 55€
⊛ Pape Clément 65€
DURATION:
2 hours
 
OPENING HOURS:
Domain open 7 days a week, booking by email or phone.
Location
Château Pape Clément
Wine and caviar pairings
Château Pape Clément
Wine and caviar pairings
99 EUR per pers.
Introduction
After a historical and technical tour of Château Pape Clément, our sommelier will present you with a surprising marriage of land and sea, pointing out all the similarities between exceptional caviar and wine, from production to tasting. 

You will taste three Sturia caviars, matched with an original selection of three Bernard Magrez wines.
 
DURATION
2 hours

OPENING HOURS
Subject to reservations and availability. Minimum number of participants : 2

TELEPHONE : 05 57 26 38 34
Location
Château Pape Clément
Improvement tasting course
Training on a day and half
Château Pape Clément
Improvement tasting course
Training on a day and half
390 EUR per pers.
Introduction
16h training on a day and half
Module 2 and Module 3.
  • Learning the vocabulary of tasting.
  • Discovery of wine making processes: viticulture, winemaking, breeding, laws and regulations.
  • Writing precise notes during the wine tasting.
  • Discovery oenological knowledge on our other vineyards in France and around the world.
  • Describe and distinguish the most common wine defects.
  • Tasting of 30 wines.
Location
Château Pape Clément
Vertical tasting
Château Pape Clément
Vertical tasting
195 EUR per pers.
Introduction
Come with us as we guide you through seven centuries of heritage, and a single watchword in wine production: quality.

After a historical and technical tour led by the sommelier, you will have a chance to taste five vintages of red Pape Clément (a "vertical" tasting) and experience the privilege of tasting our most treasured gem, the white Pape Clément.
 
DURATION
2 hours 30 minutes

OPENING HOURS
Private tour, subject to reservations and availability. No minimum number of participants.

TELEPHONE : 05 57 26 38 34
Location

Tasting tours at Château Fombrauge

Introduction Location
At just 3km from Saint-Émilion, the awe-inspiring elegance of the French gardens are sure to capture your imagination as you discover Château Fombrauge's history, with the battles, wars and successions that have punctuated the passing centuries. 
Château Fombrauge
Wine tour and tasting
Château Fombrauge
Wine tour and tasting
12 EUR per pers.
Introduction
Come and find out about Château Fombrauge, a Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé.
You will learn about the history of this former charterhouse and take a look inside to journey back in time, glimpsing the elegance and authenticity of a bygone era. The tour of the vineyard and wine storehouse will help you to unravel the mysteries of Grand Cru production techniques.

Your tour will conclude with an explanatory tasting of 2 wines, including Château Fombrauge.
12€ par personne
1 hour
Location
Château Fombrauge
Visit & Saint-Emilion Macarons and wines pairing
Château Fombrauge
Visit & Saint-Emilion Macarons and wines pairing
25 EUR per pers.
Introduction
Come and find out about Château Fombrauge, a Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé.
You will learn about the history of this former charterhouse and take a look inside to journey back in time, glimpsing the elegance and authenticity of a bygone era. Lastly, a tour of the vineyard and wine storehouse will help you to unravel the mysteries of Grand Cru production techniques.

Discovery of pairing with 3 wines from the Bernard Magrez’ selection including Château Fombrauge red wine and 3 macarons (French pastry, specialty from Saint-Emilion).
25€ per personne
1 hour 30
Location
Château Fombrauge
Promenade Gourmande
Château Fombrauge
Promenade Gourmande
50 EUR per pers.
Introduction
Come and find out about Château Fombrauge, a Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé.
You will learn about the history of this former charterhouse and take a look inside to journey back in time, glimpsing the elegance and authenticity of a bygone era. Lastly, a tour of the vineyard and wine storehouse will help you to unravel the mysteries of Grand Cru production techniques. The visit will end with a commented tasting of 2 wines, including the red Château Fombrauge.
Will follow a picnic in the classified gardens of the property.
Château Fombrauge, Grand Cru Classé of Saint-Emilion, welcomes you in a unique setting.
 
Adult basket content - 50 € / pers. :
 Semolina taboule with crunchy vegetables & candied fruits
 Foie gras terrine
 Plate of deli meats
 Cherry tomatoes to buy Cheeses
 Bread
 Fruit salad
 Cannelés of Saint-Émilion
 ½ bottles of water (1 plate, 1 carbonated)
 1 bottle of wine (rosé or white) for 2 people
 
Content Children's basket - 18 €:
 Chicken rillette
 Plate of deli meats
 Cheeses
 Chip pocket
 Cherry tomatoes
 Bread
 Fruit salad
 Cannelés of Saint-Émilion
 ½ bottles of water (1 plate, 1 carbonated)
 1 fruit juice
Reservation minimum 2 days before
50 € per person
18 € per child
Duration: 2.5 hours
Location
Château Fombrauge
B-Winemaker
Create your own wine
Château Fombrauge
B-Winemaker
Create your own wine
99 EUR per pers.
bwinemaker workshop gift bordeaux wine
Introduction
Enjoy an unforgettable wine-making experience!
Go back in time with an historical visit of the Château, the vault and the cellar. Participate to a wine workshop to create your own wine blend, to personalize your label and take home your souvenir bottle!
Finish the tour with a free tasting of the grand cru Classé from the domain.

⊛ Workshop with Château Magrez Fombrauge grape variety: 99 €

If you would like to share your creation or offer it to several persons, you have the opportunity to make other bottles during the workshop:
Price/adding bottle
⊛ Les Grands Chênes 40€
⊛ La Tour Carnet 55€
⊛ Fombrauge 55€
⊛ Pape Clément 65€
 
DURATION:
2 hours
 
Domain open 7 days a week, booking by email or phone.
Location
Château Fombrauge
The “Quatuor"
Château Fombrauge
The “Quatuor"
From 99 EUR per pers.
Introduction
Come and find out about Château Fombrauge, a Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé.
You will learn about the history of this former charterhouse and take a look inside to journey back in time, glimpsing the elegance and authenticity of a bygone era. Lastly, a tour of the vineyard and wine storehouse will help you to unravel the mysteries of Grand Cru production techniques.

You will discover all the secrets of Grands Crus Classés.Your tour will conclude with an explanatory tasting with 4 Grands Crus Classés wine including Château Fombrauge (Saint-Emilion), Château La Tour Carnet (Médoc), Château Pape Clément (Graves) and Clos Haut Peyraguey (Sauternes).
Free for children under 18 years old (accompanying parents)
99€ per person
2 hours
Location
Château Fombrauge
The Secrets of a Terroir of Exception
Château Fombrauge
The Secrets of a Terroir of Exception
199 EUR per pers.
Introduction
Château Fombrauge, Grand Cru Classé of Saint-Emilion, welcomes you in a unique setting.
You will learn about the history of this former charterhouse and take a look inside to journey back in time, glimpsing the elegance and authenticity of a bygone era. Lastly, a tour of the vineyard and wine storehouse will help you to unravel the mysteries of Grand Cru production techniques.

Between vineyards and cellars, through the vat room, the techniques and secrets of making the Grand Cru Classé as well as those of the exceptional cuvée Château MAGREZ FOMBRAUGE, will have no secrets for you.
The visit will end with a commented tasting of 6 wines, including the Château FOMBRAUGE (Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé) and Le Château MAGREZ FOMBRAUGE white and red Grand Cru Saint-Emilion.
Reduced rate: free for children under 18 (accompanying parents)
€ 199 per person
Duration: 2 hours
Location

Tasting tours at Château La Tour Carnet

Introduction Location
Out of all the estates owned by the major Bordeaux producer, one Chateau stands out through its history and the originality of its wines: La Tour Carnet, Grand Cru Classé of Médoc. Ever loyal to the unique Luxury Wine Experience concept, the Chateau visit takes participants back through the centuries.
Château La Tour Carnet
Wine tour and tasting
Château La Tour Carnet
Wine tour and tasting
12 EUR
Introduction
Take a journey back in time by looking around inside our medieval castle and explore the cellar that houses our oldest vintages. Then move on to discovering the secrets and techniques of the vinification process.

Your tour will conclude with an explanatory tasting of red and white Château La Tour Carnet.
DURATION
1 hour 30 minutes

OPENING HOURS
Domain open 7 days a week, booking by email or phone.
Hours : 10h00, 11h00, 14h00, 15h30.

TELEPHONE : 05 57 26 38 34
Location
Château La Tour Carnet
Visit & Wine and salted « cannelés »
Château La Tour Carnet
Visit & Wine and salted « cannelés »
25 EUR per pers.
Introduction
Take a journey back in time by looking around inside our medieval castle and explore the cellar that houses our oldest vintages.
Then move on to discovering the secrets and techniques of the vinification process.

Discovery of pairing with 3 wines from the Bernard Magrez’ selection including Château La Tour Carnet red wine and 3 salted "cannelés" (French pastry, specialty from Bordeaux) from L'Apérissier.
25€ per person
1 hour and a half
Location
Château La Tour Carnet
From Research to Innovation
Château La Tour Carnet
From Research to Innovation
35 EUR per pers.
Introduction
We welcome you to discover the castle La Tour Carnet, a true medieval castle, we will then go to the plot where we planted 75 grape varieties in order to understand the stakes of global warming and what Bordeaux wine could become in the future. We will then visit the cellar sheltering our oldest vintages and finally you will enter our cellars to learn more about vinification techniques.

Your visit will end with the commented tasting of six wines from Bernard Magrez’s vineyards in order to understand the specifities of each grape variety.
Free entrance for under 18 years (accompanying parents)
35€ per person
1 hour and a half
Location
Château La Tour Carnet
Promenade Gourmande
Château La Tour Carnet
Promenade Gourmande
50 EUR per pers.
Introduction
Take a journey back in time by looking around inside our medieval castle and explore the cellar that houses our oldest vintages.Then move on to discovering the secrets and techniques of the vinification process.The visit will end with a tasting of two wines including Château La Tour Carnet red.
After the tour, you can enjoy a picnic in our gardens.The picnic basket for two persons includes:
 
1 pot of duck rillettes with thyme
2 bodega salads (tomato, egg, smoked duck breast, avocado)
2 bagel breads 200 gr (tuna)
2 refined cheeses
1 sachet of 4 madeleines with lemon peel
2 glass jars of rice caramel salted butter
1 bread with walnut 150 gr
2 bottles of still water 50 cl
1 bottle of wine (white or rosé)
Reservation minimum 2 days before
50€ per adult,
18€ per children
2 hours 30
Location
Château La Tour Carnet
B-Winemaker
Create your own wine!
Château La Tour Carnet
B-Winemaker
Create your own wine!
79 EUR per pers.
Introduction
Always dreamed of creating our own personalized bottle of wine?

Enjoy a Unique experience in the heart of château La Tour Carnet, Visit the Chateau, mix and taste your own wine blend and take home your personal bottle!

Visit of the vat-house and barrel cellar.
Learn the secrets of the winemaking process, from the vineyard to the bottle labeling.
Enjoy an introduction to the characteristics of the varietals from Château Les Grands Chênes, cru bourgeois Médoc.
Create and taste your own wine blend to choose the one you like and take it home in a personal souvenir bottle!
At the end of the workshop, tasting of Château La Tour Carnet red wine.

If you would like to share your creation or offer it to several persons, you have the opportunity to make other bottles during the workshop:
Price/adding bottle
⊛ Les Grands Chênes 40€
⊛ La Tour Carnet 55€
⊛ Fombrauge 55€
⊛ Pape Clément 65€
 
79€ per person
2 hours
Location
Château La Tour Carnet
The “Quartuor”
Enjoy our 4 Grands Crus Classés
Château La Tour Carnet
The “Quartuor”
Enjoy our 4 Grands Crus Classés
99 EUR per pers.
Introduction
Take a journey back in time by looking around inside our medieval castle and explore the cellar that houses our oldest vintages. Then move on to discovering the techniques of the vinification process. You will discover all the secrets of Grands Crus Classés.Your tour will conclude with an explanatory tasting with 4 Grands Crus Classés wine including Château Fombrauge (Saint-Emilion), Château La Tour Carnet (Médoc), Château Pape Clément (Graves) and Clos Haut Peyraguey (Sauternes).
Free for children under 18 years old (accompanying parents)
99€ per person
2 hours
Location

Tasting tours at Château Clos Haut Peyraguey

Introduction Location
The Sauternes of the insiders... The vineyard of Clos Haut-Peyraguey, nestled at the highest point of the plateau of Bommes in Sauternes region is at the heart of the Premiers Crus Classés in 1855. It sits opposite to the Chateau d'Yquem, and its immediate neighbors are called Rayne-Vigneau or Château Guiraud. This ancient barony has survived the centuries since its first harvest in 1618, enjoying a unique terroir and climatic conditions combined with an ancestral know-how enabling it to make its grapes play a symphony of excellence giving a unique and prestigious golden wine : the Sauternes of Clos Haut-Peyraguey.
Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey
Prestigious visit
Discovery tour of the estate, vineyard and winery
Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey
Prestigious visit
Discovery tour of the estate, vineyard and winery
65 EUR per pers.
Bordeaux grand cru classé wines tasting
Introduction
Discovery tour of the estate, vineyard and winery

Tasting and discovery of the 4 Grand Crus Classés of Bernard Magrez accompanied by dishes, selected by us 5 wines among the 4 Grands Crus Classés:


• Château Pape Clément • Fombrauge Castle
• Château La Tour Carnet • Clos Haut-Peyraguey

Duration: 2h
Visits open on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Crenellations: from 12h to 14h & from 18h to 20h by appointment 48h before
Location
Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey
The terroir visit
Discovery tour of the estate, vineyard and winery
Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey
The terroir visit
Discovery tour of the estate, vineyard and winery
20€ EUR per pers.
wine bordeaux sauternes barsac tasting chateau
Introduction
Discovery tour of the estate, vineyard and winery
Tasting of 3 Clos Haut-Peyraguey wines / 1st Grand Cru Classé in 1855
accompanied by cheeses, selected by us
Duration 1h30

Visits open on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
from 10h to 12h30 & from 14h to 17h30 by appointment 48h before
Location
Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey
Discovery Tour
Discovery tour of the estate, vineyard and winery
Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey
Discovery Tour
Discovery tour of the estate, vineyard and winery
12 EUR per pers.
Clos Haut Peyraguey sauternes château visit tasting wine
Introduction
The tour includes a historic review of the Estate, followed by a stop in the vines to discover the appellation and the terroir from the highest spot of Bommes hills. After a detailed explanation of how things are done at the vineyard, a visit of the cellar will teach you how the wine is made. You will then be able to taste 3 wines, including the First Growth classified in 1855. You can buy the wine directly from the Estate.
12€ per person
1 hour
Location
Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey
Wine Tour & Cheese and Wine Pairing
Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey
Wine Tour & Cheese and Wine Pairing
35 EUR per pers.
Introduction
The tour includes a historic review of the Estate, followed by a stop in the vines to discover the appellation and the terroir from the highest spot of Bommes hills. After a detailed explanation of how things are done at the vineyard, a visit of the cellar will teach you how the wine is made. You will then be able to taste 3 wines, including the First Growth classified in 1855 paired with 3 cheeses. You can buy the wine directly from the Estate.
35€ per person
1 hour 30
Location
Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey
The Quatuor
Château Clos Haut-Peyraguey
The Quatuor
99 EUR per pers.
Introduction
The tour includes a historic review of the Estate, followed by a stop in the vines to discover the appellation and the terroir from the highest spot of Bommes hills. After a detailed explanation of how things are done at the vineyard, a visit of the cellar will teach you how the wine is made. You will then be able to taste the 4 Grands Crus Classés by Bernard Magrez. (Château Pape-Clément, Château Fombrauge, Château La Tour Carnet, Clos Haut-Peyraguey)
99€ per person
2 hours
Location