Hotel de Lyon
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... and emerald-green wooded hillsides.
This morning you'll arrive in Viviers—the gateway to Provence—where you’ll enjoy a closer look at this charming town on an included walking tour. Then you'll have free time to explore on your own.
First, I need to correct a gross error from yesterday. I'm sure the hydrologists were wondering about the Rhone warning level being orange and the locks restricting traffic. Well, my roommate Martin clarified that it wasn't the locks, it was that the water level was too high so bigger boats wouldn't fit under the bridges. SOR! I mean, DES!
So, last night I had trouble sleeping, ...
We are sailing today from Lyon to Tournon, there has been a lot of rain so the Rhone river is on Orange alert, which means that big ships cannot sail. The reason is that the Rhone has several locks, which are really really fascinating. I've never sailed on a boat like this before (not to brag, but I have been assigned the role of ballast on a catamaran previously) so these locks are so great! ...
Off to an early start, awoken bright and early by the very chatty (and possibly rather deaf) bus-load of British OAPs on our corridor.
... Les Greffieux” 2007 14.5%
Having stood in this vineyard on a small tour before we started the tasting – this was a pleasant surprise. 100% Syrah. A third aged in new casks. Ageing lasts between 14 and 18 months.
Medium intense, thinning rim. Black rich fruity nose with red berries as well. Slight touch of spice. Rich, bold, black fruits on the palate. Young and vibrant. Long, linear with musk and mocha. ...