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... to the village. We strolled the route from our gite (rental) through town, past the church, bakeries, small shops and the mayor's office and a small open air market where we bought some fresh goat cheese. The walk took an hour.
We returned to the rental and got ready for a tour of Avignon. It took about twenty minutes to drive to the train station parking lot where we parked while we toured. We strolled to the North through town to the Palais des Papes. Avignon was the ...
Monaco was cloudy and grey this morning when we woke. It is November after all. We checked out of the Port Palace Hotel about 10:00 and departed for Provence. The drive was about three hours and 25€ in tolls. While all part of the travel experience, the cost is a bit aggravating for those of us who are use to "freeways".
We arrived at our "gite" or rental unit in the tiny village ...
... antique market on Saturdays, but any other day it's just a quaint french village. Very nice, we had coffee, small walk around the old town, then kept moving to our next stop, a hillside village.
Gordes is an ancient village built up in the mountains, and perched on the edge of cliffs. Some buildings are dug out caves, and the views are a glorious Vista of typical provence...vines, lavender, villas, tall green trees....just ...
... admiring the view along the way. The markets were full of colour from fruits and produce, fabrics, and market soveniers. We bought olives (lots), tomatoes, basil pesto, sun dried tomato pesto, baguettes, and some meat for the boys to have a picnic lunch later in the day at the Lavender fields.
After a few hours of enjoying the markets and view we travelled north, on a road that ...
... before I came where I ran into friends who also waxed lyrical about their wines and company. I was looking forwards to this tasting and was far from disappointed.
1. Châteauneuf-du-Pape – White
Grenache Blanc 20%, Roussanne 30%, Marsanne 30%, Bourboulenc 10% (missing 10? Clairette?)
Pale, clear and bright. Floral nose with citrus notes. Touch of petillance. Fresh, good acidity, more floral on the ...
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