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... Rothschild was served. My immature pallet was not able to appreciate the quality – one needs years of experience to truly appreciate such wines – but I remember thinking as I sipped, that the glass of wine no doubt cost more than I made in a week, and probably more…. I’ve had occasion to taste some outstanding wines every so often since then, some excellent Bordeaux and Burgundies among others, and for those who can appreciate them, they ...
This morning I worked several hours in the hotel room, then at 10:00 walked over to the chateau to have a look. I got behind a family group from the Netherlands and had to wait while they negotiated the ticket counter.
The first castle built on the site began in the 1100s. In the 1300s it was heavily fortified with money provided by the first French Pope, Clement V, of the Catholic schism period. It was ...
... wanted to see Bordeaux. We walked along the river into town and walked past some beautiful buildings. We visited the information centre and were disappointed to find out that all the wine tours were fully booked for tomorrow. So silly that we didn't prebook! We checked out a near by wine shop, who happened to be doing some tastings. The wine was good and it was very interesting to see how much better the red tasted ...
... the reasonable €75/ngt cost. The B&B was a short way out of the old town but we bought a 10-ticket pass for the tram for €12 and that easily got us in and around the city. We actually walked in one day, just to see the sights on the way...Bordeaux is a very walkable town!
Our time was spent doing just that...walking! and walking, through ...
... around the gardens and buildings which were amazing. It saved us EU500 for a half-bottle of the stuff as they didn't sell it on site, but I guess it is something I had better do at some point before I cark it. We were then back to the compound for yet another superb meal with some local red and of course some Saternes to finish off the evening.
Today is relax day which is long overdue. The Patchetts are travelling 300km each way to see the Tour De France, Sal and ...