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Clos Vieux Rochers, Castillon Cotes de Bordeaux

Puisseguin gites – Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux

Clos Vieux Rochers

Clos Vieux Rochers

The Clos Vieux Rochers vineyard sits in the rolling countryside just outside Puisseguin, close to Saint Emilion (33 Gironde, Nouvelle Aquitaine).  Here Brits Robert Brimfield and Stephen McMahon have been renovating the property and now offer self-catering gite accommodation where guests can explore the vineyards . Their project has been the subject of a Channel 4 TV (UK) documentary “A New Life in the Sun“. Now up and running as both a working vineyard and holiday accommodation!

The accommodation comprises 4 one-bedroom gites. These have been developed with every effort to blend modern, stylish accommodation with the character of an old building to create somewhere that is both luxurious and comfortable. Set in the courtyard of a working vineyard this allows you to feel a real part of the wine-making world. Rolling countryside and outstanding views surround you and you can walk through the vines, pause in the woodland and stroll down the valley where you will find tranquillity punctuated by the sights and sounds of wine-making.

Accommodation:

  • Gite 1  the largest property with open plan living space, first floor bedroom suite with king size bed and full bathroom with roll top bath. Private garden and parking.
  • Gite 2  Open plan living space, first floor bedroom with king size bed and shower room. Terrace area and designated parking.
  • Gite 3  Open plan living space, first floor bedroom with twin beds and shower room. Terrace area and designated parking.
  • Gite 4  Open plan living space, first floor bedroom with king size bed and shower room. Terrace area and designated parking.
  • For more info see www.closvieuxrochers.com

The vineyard produces Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux AOC, from the same limestone plateau as Saint-Emilion. These wines enjoy a privileged location with a southern exposure. This wine is a blend of 80% Merlot 20% Cabinet Franc, aged 18 months in French Oak. a blend that caresses the soul” – a balance of fruit and oakyness that drinks very well on its own or with foods like, cheese, pasta, veal and chicken.

There is an online shop for shipping to the UK and you can taste and buy the wines at the vineyard.

For more information see www.closvieuxrochers.com or  book direct these Puisseguin gites – Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux

facebooke:info@closvieuxrochers.com t: +33 557463667

 

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