Novotel Bordeaux Le Lac
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We arrived at the hotel at approximately 12:00. Our room was not quite ready, so we went out on the terrace and had a bite to eat and a very nice bottle of wind, Echo - Lynch Bage. Brenda had a salad, and I had a gauzpacho. The hotel is a converted wine chateaux and has 46 rooms. It is a small luxury ...
... breast, grilled foie gras, raspberries and smoked eel. This was served with Meursault 2010, Dominique Lafon. We then had goats cheese from 'M. Theulet', melon, tomato with olives and taggiasche (smoked salami type sausage). This was served with Cote-Rotie 'Fructus Voluptas' 2011, Domaine Jamet. We finished with Roussillon Apricot, fresh almonds, thyme and green ...
After the pool, we went up to the terrace for a quiet lunch. We had shrimp cocktail and beef tartar. The shrimp were huge and the tartar was delicious and different, more mustard and lots of pickles, it was more like a salad then a spread. I had some classic ice teas and a black secret. That is one dangerous drink, it goes down so ...
Today was the most boring day of my life we went shopping all day for 2 whole days but I got some suff, I got some speedos and a watch. It took 2 hours to figure out how it works it has a alarm and a stopwatch and the time and a torch for night time. One the second day we went shopping and I saw some cool stuff but really boring. There was not much in Bordeaux and I liked it a ...
And of course we tried the local wines. We spent a day touring St Emilion and its surrounding vineyards. Our guide gave us all sorts of information about the wines in the Bordeaux region but in the end it was the actual drinking that educated us! Especially, as Irfhan pointed out, if you start drinking at lunch you can sample a fair number of the local wines over the course of the week. ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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