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Domaine de Dame Bertrande – Cotes de Duras Gite

book directIn SouthWest France in the heart of the Côtes de Duras vineyards (47 Lot-et-Garonne, Nouvelle Aquitaine) is a vineyard gite sleeping up to 6 people: Domaine de Dame Bertrande

duras_posterDomaine de Dame Bertande

The cottage backs onto thechai (wine store) and looks out over a small quiet valley where some of the best parcels of vines grow. It is a magical place, and very tranquil, the nearest visible neighbours being at least two kilometres away.With 3 bedrooms, bathroom, well-equipped kitchen and a terrace surrounded by vines.

There is  a large dining room, a fully equipped kitchen, a sitting room with stairs leading to the three bedrooms on the upper floor.

The vineyard is one of the oldest in the region, albeit with modern ideas and techniques. The vineyard is converting to organic status which should be a member of the Vigneron Independant organisationcomplete by 2014.

Dom Dame Bertrande wineThe vineyard produces some excellent Côtes de Duras AC, especially the crisp dry white Sauvignon Blanc, as well as a whole range of red, white and rosé wines.The reds tend to be based on the Bordeaux mix – Cabernets and Merlots but with a distinctive style of its own!

hostellerie des ducs restaurant/hotel

Hostellerie des Ducs restaurant/hotel

The popular village of Duras is worth visiting with its Chateau, whilst Bergerac, St Emilion and Bordeaux are within reach. In Duras there is a Maison des Vignerons where you can taste, buy and learn about these under-rated wines. There is also a good hotel/restaurant in the Hostellerie des Ducs where the food has been very good on numerous occasions.

see more...For more info on this Cotes de Duras Gite see Domaine Dame Bertrande

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