Mercure Bordeaux Chateau Chartrons
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- Non-smoking rooms
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Travel Blogs from Bordeaux
... 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 ...
... a ruin, but it has fairly recently been restored and the visit is now quite interesting. So much history in this part of the world!
I finished up about noon, and drove on to the home of the Muirs who had invited me for lunch. We had a delicious and leisurely French lunch: six courses counting the aperitif, and the coffee at the end. The main course was confit de canard, often translated as potted duck, which ...
... cheese with a magnificent baguette for entrée, followed by a roast chicken of special origin, baked potatoes and tabouli. Some fat juicy strawberries completed the desert. All washed down by a local white wine. Paul we opted for the expensive €4.65 bottle.
We could easily stay in Bordeaux another couple of days but time doesn't allow. This is one place we need to come back to again.
... forward to it.
We did have a little hick up in that we lost a number of email addresses from our records but we think we have mostly caught up now. We love to hear about what is going on in New Zealand so do let us know how you are getting on. We have just about mastered the travel blog, we are even managing to get pictures in now but not necessarily where we want them – something to work on.
All in all life on the road is a real treat.
... drove east through the Perigord region and stopped at a Hyper U at Perigieux for supplies. Barry is vowing not to buy anymore Mille Feuilles (custard squares) but we'll see how long that lasts. The grape vines of the Bordeaux region have now been replaced by apple orchards. Hundreds of acres of them. We went to an Aire in Excidieul and had a quick walk around town and the outside of the chateau. It's getting hot again with no cloud cover. Then on to an Aire at Lac ...