Discover Château Montus (registered at the Historical Monuments since 1988), mythical estate where the creation of exceptional wines takes place. Its magnificient ageing wine cellars, « the Cathedral of the Tannat », among the most beautiful cellars in the World.
Dive into the heart of the emblematic plot of La Tyre, which is the highest plot of the Madiran appellation, and the most prestigious one ! Then immerse yourself in the origins of Alain Brumont’s wines, in Château Bouscassé, a family estate since 1861. Visit its barrel cellar, the first underground wine cellar in the South-West, designed by the renowned architect Edmond Lay, stroll in its Philosophical Gardens and let us guide you through a winetasting of a selection of cuvées from the estate.15€ par personne
Like the « Birth of an Icon » tour, immerse yourself into the Secrets of Château Montus, travel trough its history, its winemaking fittings, and its majestic ageing cellar dedicated to the Tannat. Discover the terroirs of Montus, then those of Bouscassé
To continue this moment, take a seat at La Table de Bouscassé, a unique concept in the wine world, both business table and Table d’Hôtes of the Brumont vineyards, attracting fans from all over the world. You will discover, through an Food and Wine pairing lunch, a masterly interpretation of a very powerful terroir, where the best of the 1000m2 kitchen garden of Château Bouscassé matches with local high-end products: cepes, Noir de Bigorre, sturgeon of the Adour, Chapon d’Astarac Bigorre, local breeds or forgotten vegetables … to awaken, every lunch, the senses of the guests.50€ par personne
The Châteaux Montus & Bouscassé spread across a dozen of geological soils, worthy of the greatest wine regions of the world. Pebble, red clay (like in Australia), black clay (lik at Petrus or Masseto Bolgheri), grey or white clay, gravels (Pauillac and Hermitage), … Located at 13 kilometers one from another, the Châteaux Montus & Bouscassé have an identity and signature quite different thanks to both of their terroirs.
We start at Château Montus, and after discovering the whole technical buildings for the vinification (vat room, barrel cellar …) wander the steep slopes of the plots (30%) with the big pebbles, including the grand plot of the appellation, “La Tyre”.
Ride through the crests road and the Madiran hill to discover the fine clay terroirs. While you will be approaching Château Bouscassé, the limestone and clay hills will be revealed being red, brown, … or even multicolored, with the grepps and the singularity of the Menhirs’ terroir, unique in Madiran !
After the ride, enjoy in the Château Bouscassé’s gardens a lunch « on the grass » with 3 wines from the estate pairing the food.