Coteaux d'Aix - Ste Victoire Wine Tour

A major symbol of Provence and a favorite subject of Cézanne, Montagne St. Victoire rises to 1011 meters in the heart of the region. We’ll discover the villages on the slopes of Montagne St. Victoire. 

Wine tasting, Food tasting, Walking & Sightseeing
€560.00
  • 2 persons and more: €280.00 per person
  • 3 persons and more: €186.67 per person
  • 4 persons and more: €140.00 per person
  • 5 persons and more: €112.00 per person
  • 6 persons and more: €93.33 per person
  • 7 persons and more: €80.00 per person
  • 8 persons and more: €70.00 per person
Tour date

When to book - availability

1 April to 31 November

Highlights

  • 3 to 5 domains to visit
  • 12-20 wines to taste
  • Lunch in a typical Provencal restaurant
  • Discover the villages on the slopes of Montagne St. Victoire 
Languages: English, French
Duration: 8 hours
Group size: 4-8
Starting / Meeting point: Pick-up directly at your Hotel/ Boats
Description

REGIONAL OVERVIEW

Soil

Varied, with grey and red clay to shallow limestone pebbles.

Location

East of Aix-en-Provence, Vallée de l’arc is a natural spot for vine cultivation. Montagne St. Victoire to the north and the massif Sainte-Baume to the south form a protective corridor for the valley.

Climate

Mediterranean – influenced climate. Marked by the drying action of the Mistral wind.

Whites: The colors range from pale to brilliant yellows with green reflections. The nose is floral (fennel, acacia, broom), fruity (citrus, lemon, grapefruit), or balsamic (resin). The mouth sensation is structured, a bit sharp with a fresh finish.

Rosés: A wide ranging palette from pale and salmon pinks to bright orange. The nose reflects a mosaic of climates and soils: Fruity, floral (thyme, dill, lime), vegetable (mint, tobacco), empyreumatic (flint), balsamic (pine bark). The mouth finish is fresh but not sharp. Melted but not hot. Round, soft and structured but not astringent.

Reds: Rich reds, purple hues. The nose is fruity (red fruits) or vegetable (laurel, rosemary, tobacco) progressing to black fruit with spicy notes. (licorice, cinnamon) or animal (fur, venison).

What's included

  • 12 -20 wines tasting
  • Lunch in a typical Provencal restaurant
  • Bilingual guide

Cancellations

Cancel up to 2 days before to get a full refund.

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