Chateau des Vigiers
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- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Breakfast Available
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... From neighboring regions and almost if not equally as exclusive are the Château Margaux in Margaux and Château Haut-Brion, in Péssac-Leognan. A 2014 Mouton Rothschild will set you back well over 300 dollars; a 2014 Chateau Lafite-Rothschild currently goes for close to 400 dollars a bottle. That's if you buy a case, and so it goes.
As a college student I was invited with my parents to a dinner once (not a college or church function) where ...
This morning I worked several hours in the hotel room, then at 10:00 walked over to the chateau to have a look. I got behind a family group from the Netherlands and had to wait while they negotiated the ticket counter.
The first castle built on the site began in the 1100s. In the 1300s it was heavily fortified with money provided by the first French Pope, Clement V, of the Catholic schism period. It was ...
... br> The first course was a cœur de bœuf tomato (a large heirloom tomato we call a beef steak tomato in English), stuffed with rice vegetables and trout, with a lovely light vinaigrette. This was followed with a magret de canard medallions of duck breast. These were paired with a crisp dry rosé from the local area. Pairing local produce (the tomatoes and duck were locally produced) with local wines ...
... just loved.
In the old town, up the road, Tilly was struggling to climb the very steep hill so I bet her $5euros she couldn't cartwheel up the hill instead. She did ! I still owe her the money … Shhhhh ! At the top we found an amazing and beautiful garden - with colourful flowers, very old trees and edible herbs. We took some, errrr, imaginative pictures !
Close to our house was an old church which dated back ...
... We'll not only miss their company & their pool but all their valuable advice and guidance. Paul has given us so much information about the local area. The first photos are outside the church around the corner and the monument is for the 15 people in the village killed by the Germans in WWII. Followed by some at Monflanquin & our drinks ...