Beaujolais Crus & Castles - Afternoon
Brouilly, Morgon, Chiroubles, Fleurie, Moulin-a-Vent, Juliénas, etc. Welcome to the Northern Beaujolais Region where the elite Gamay wines called "crus" are produced! Along this half day private wine tour from Lyon, as you drive through charming towns with beautiful castles, let us introduce you to some of the most renowned Beaujolais wines at a small family winery & in the magnificent cellar of a Chateau Estate:
Beaujolais Crus Wine Road & Terroir:
At 2:00 pm, your English speaking private driver-guide picks you up at your hotel in Lyon or close suburbs to discover the Northern Beaujolais called CRUS wine region.
Start the journey travelling on the beautiful Beaujolais "Route des Vins" and with your guide learn about the "terroir" (french philosphy for wine) and the different characteristics of the Beaujolais "crus" wines appellations.
Pass the Mont Brouilly, a strikingly beautiful dormant volcano covered by secular vineyards and cross the famous wine towns of Régnié, Morgon & Fleurie.
Then, Stop at La Madone Chapel and enjoy a breathtaking panaroma of the Beaujolais wine region: on clear days, you may have the chance to see the Alps and the Mount Blanc!
Visit of a Beaujolais family winery & Château winery Estate:
Push the door of a small family winery and meet a passionate wine-maker. Learn the different steps of the unique wine making process of Beaujolais called "semi-carbonic" maceration.
Then, go to the nicely decorated caveau (wine-tasting room) to enjoy several crus Beaujolais wines in a fun and friendly atmosphere!
Then, travel back on the Beaujolais wine road to reach a Chateau Wine Estate and enter a magnificent cellar full of oak barrels.
Wine-taste several crus wines coming from different "terroirs" of the Beaujolais in this amazing cellar setting.
Take your time to savor these beautiful Crus wines as your guide describe them and tell you about their aromas, balance and complexity ...
Meeting Point / Location For Tour Departure
If you stay in an appartment or an house in Lyon city or close suburbs, to ease pick up for your private guide, please be waiting outside in the street at your accommodation address - 10 min before tour departure time. Thank you!
Our Lyon Private Tours operated to Beaujolais, Cotes du Rhone, Burgundy, Macon wine regions and Perouges, Annecy cities allow you to make the most of your travels immersing yourself into the destination with absolute flexibility. With a knowledgeable English speaking guide native from Lyon region, visit the best sights at your pace, taste & interact with local wine-makers and artisan producers. You have specific requests or would like to do multiple private wine tours from Lyon, France? Please email us, we will be pleased to tailor your touring itinerary for you!