Chateau des Salles
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We woke to torrential rain. In fact much of the night was torrential rain so it was no surprise we were next to a very large puddle. After breakfast in the camp common room we were sent to Bages , a tiny village where, to our amazement, there was a bike shop with the right size tyre and inner tube for P&Ps tandem - phew! Then onwards for a day crossing the Medoc. The highlight ...
A slightly early start this morning - misreading of watch with backlighting got us up by 6.30! Impressive or what! 8.20 kick off and we shopping in Bordeaux by 10. Bouliac has an impressive shopping centre for all our food shopping requirements, a bike shop for Pat and Pam's overshoes, and a coffee brew up next to the shopping centre car park! We had a smooth journey through Bordeaux before lunching by a lake whilst the tents dried. ...
... we made it to the ferry crossing with minutes to spare. I forgot the highlight of the morning was kite surfers over a wide bay - jumping to 10- 15 ft!!! Pat wanted to swim in the sea but not on the naturists beach!! Afternoon riding was into Medoc country with vineyard after vineyard. Now settled in a campsite at Pauillac (and have learned how to addourloxation to the ...
... such as Lafitte Rothschild, Latour, Mouton Rothschild, Larose, etc, photo ops galore! It is very difficult to visit the big chateaux for wine tastings unless you've set up an appointment (meaning you're going to buy big amounts of wine!!) so we contented ourselves with just imagining what we could do had we money to burn! ...
... aged for a minimum of two years for the VS qualification, four years for the VSOP, and the youngest brandy added to the XO must be at least six years, although XO's are commonly aged for 20 years. Napoleon brandy is also a minimum of six years, but marketed between the VSOP and XO. Some cognacs, of course, are much older, as much as 150 years! Hhhmmm, all I really want to do is sip some of ...