A St Emilion Grand Cru B&B (Bed and Breakfast) – on one of the prime estates in Saint Emilion is the Premier Grand Cru Classé vineyard of Chateau Valandraud.
Just 10 minutes drive from the heart of the historic wine village of Saint Emilion (33 Gironde, Nouvelle Aquitaine) B&B Chateau Valandraud (run by winemakers Jean-Luc and Murielle Thunevin) offers 5 luxurious en-suite rooms – and there is a terrace, hot tub and swimming pool! Free wifi.
The accommodation features a garden with a furnished terrace and each air-conditioned room has views of the vineyards, and all are equipped with a flat-screen TV. Each en suite bathroom has a walk-in shower, bathrobes and free toiletries. Continental breakfast is served daily, and you can use the main kitchen to prepare other meals. A free wine-tasting and a visit to the winery is available on request.
Chateau Valandraud covers 4.5 hectares (11 acres), with the grape varieties composed of 65% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Malbec and annually produces some 15,000 to 20,000 bottles of the top wine. Premier Grand Cru Classé is one of the highest officiial rankings for Saint Emilion wines and places it amongst the very best 20 wines of the appellation.
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