Guided tour

Jarnac Champagne: Château Montifaud Estate Tour with Tasting

Activity provider: Chateau Montifaud

Jarnac Champagne: Château Montifaud Estate Tour with Tasting

Activity provider: Chateau Montifaud

From US$ 17.42 per person

Discover the Château Montifaud estate on a guided walking tour of the grounds. Learn about the different stages of distilling Pineau and Cognac before enjoying a tasting of each drink.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
French, German, English
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Smell the distillery's fumes of a working Cognac estate
  • Meet the local people behind the spirits and their history
  • Taste the flavors and get a feel for Cognac and Pineau
  • Discover a working estate; see its vineyards and distillery
  • Learn about the different stages of the Cognac process
Full description

Discover the unique aspects of the creation of Cognac on a guided walking tour of the Château Montifaud estate. Leave Jarnac Champagne and head out into the lush countryside to learn about the estate's methods of creating Cognac. Enjoy a tasting of Pineau and Cognac at the end of your tour to truly get a taste of this part of France.

First, learn about the importance of the terroir. Follow your guide through the chateau's estate, its lush vineyards and grounds, and hear how the land and terroir play a significant role in the making of Cognac.

Then, discover the stages of pressing, fermentation, distillation, and ageing before tickling your tastebuds with a tasting of both Cognac and Pineau. Leave the estate knowing more about a working estate, its vineyards, distillery, cellar, and bottling site — as well as understanding the flavors of Cognac and Pineau.

Includes
  • Tour of Château Montifaud estate
  • Tour guide
  • Tasting of Cognac and Pineau
  • Additional drinks and food
  • Tips (optional)

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Meeting point

Meet your guide directly in the chateau's main entrance.

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Product ID: 420697