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  Chateau at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A chateau or château (plural chateaux or châteaux - French for castle) is a manor house or residence of the lord of the manor or a country house of gentry, usually French.
The urban counterpart of "chateau" is palais (palace).
A chateau is supported by its lands (terres), comprising a manorialismdemesne]] that renders the society of the chateau largely self-sufficient, in the manner of the historic villa system of Rome and the Early Middle Ages.
wiki.tatet.com /Chateau.html   (804 words)

  
 Chateau Canon - Cellarnotes.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Vineyards: Chateau Canon's vineyards are on a plateau of clay with a deep limestone subsoil.
Chateau Canon's vineyard management practices include leaf thinning to gain greater exposure of the sun's rays on the hanging grape clusters.
Chateau Canon was purchased by Monsieur and Madame Fournier in 1919.
www.cellarnotes.net /chateau_canon.htm   (797 words)

  
 French villa holiday? Rent the beautiful Chateau de Clerac in France for the same price!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The chateau, in the village of Clérac, lies at the centre of its 22 acres of walled gardens, forests and outbuildings.
The bedrooms and their en-suites are on the 1st floor of the château, together with the upstairs gallery, linnen room and hall.
Chateau de Clérac is available to rent on a self catering basis (known as gîtes in France) or we can provide bed and breakfast out of peak season.
www.chateau-de-clerac.com   (565 words)

  
 Chateau Masburel - Producer of fine French wine of AOC Bergerac and Montravel.
We are situated in the South West of France, 80 km to the east of Bordeaux, on the river Dordogne near to the charming town of Ste Foy la Grande.
Chateau Masburel was founded in 1740 by Jean de Sembellie, Consul to King Louis XV of France.
Chateau Masburel was bought by Olivia and Neil Donnan in 1997 and has benefited from extensive renovation.
www.chateau-masburel.com   (236 words)

  
 Homepage - Chateau de Bessonies - Chambres d'hotes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Chateau de Bessonies at the heart of the village welcomes you to stay and relax in its peaceful atmosphere and discover its unique history.
Chateau de Bessonies was the last home of Marechal d’Empire Ney (1769-1815) remembered as " Napoleon’s own hero " who fled here, his final refuge before capture by the Bourbons.
Whatever the excitements of the day and the delights of the local cuisine and wines, the Chateau de Bessonies welcomes you back to roaring fires in winter and shade in summer beneath its plane trees in the three hectares of grounds with lovely walks and the chapel, wood and camp to explore.
www.chateau-bessonies.com   (393 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - chAteau (Architecture) - Encyclopedia
The early fortified chAteau, called a chAteau-fort, reached its culmination in the late 15th cent., when the magnificent feudal Pierrefonds was built near CompiEgne.
The 16th-century chAteau, with its gardens and outbuildings, was usually surrounded by a moat, but was only lightly fortified.
Notable chAteaus of the transition period between the military chAteau and the later country estate with extensive landed property are those of the Loire, Indre, and Cher valleys, such as Chambord, Amboise, Blois, Chenonceaux, Azay-le-Rideau, and Chaumont.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/chateau.html   (218 words)

  
 Chateau de France wines Pessac Leognan
Chateau de France boasts all three of the territorial conditions needed to create a « grand vin » : the soil, the sub-soil and the slopes.
The vineyards of Chateau de France are in the priviledged position of being located on the outcrops of deepr gravel, and often on a clay-chalk subsoil.
In addition to a favorable, sunny exposure, Chateau de France is also surrounded by the vineyards of some of renown wineries, namely Château de Fieuzal, Domaine de Chevalier, Château Haut-Bailly and Château Malartic-Lagravière.
www.chateau-de-france.com /soil.htm   (310 words)

  
 CHATEAU BERNADOTTE : Saint-Sauveur, France, wine, terroir, Bordeaux   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The chateau is a dilightful residence built in 1860 and renovated in 1989.
roduced on a gravel soil, the wines of the Chateau Bernadotte are endowed with a solid tannic structure.
This wine is less robust than the Chateau Bernadotte, with aromas of ripe fruit.
www.chateau-bernadotte.com /uk   (214 words)

  
 Chateau de Chabannes
Chateau de Chabannes - activity, enjoy the many sport and leisure activities of the Limousin region; bicycling, lakes, golfing, canoeing, fishing, horseback riding, nature discovery, national parks, river and lake sports, and long walks on the rural country roads of the Limousin.
Chateau de Chabannes - relaxation, a fine evening glass of French wine, a bit of cool garden shade and a book, a walk along the meadow path to the sounds of songbirds and the smell of the wildflowers of France.
Chateau de Chabannes - convenience,12 kilometers from the train station at the mediaeval French town of La Souterraine with direct connection to Paris (3 hours), Toulouse, and other points, 35 kilometers from the international airport at Limoges.
www.chateau-de-chabannes.com   (212 words)

  
 Loire Valley Online - Chateau de Chambord
Upkeep, and especially heating, was so difficult that the Kings of France and its different owners only came in the summer, to hunt or for large receptions.
The pillages of the Revolution and the long periods during which the chateau was abandoned help explain why there is little furniture in it today.
The only parts of the chateau that are furnished are the chambers of Francois I and Louis XIV, along with one marvelous room containing toys played with by noble child of this time.
www.lvo.com /GB/MAG/CHATEAUX/CHAM/CHAM1.HTML   (403 words)

  
 Chateau Pomije   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Chateau Pomije is a wine store/wine bar located at 2021 Madison Road in the heart of historic O'Bryonville, Cincinnati Ohio.
The vibe at the Chateau is relaxed and we have a beautiful deck in the back that's a perfect place to hook up with friends or take a meeting.
The reds are a 2003 Chateau d' Armailhac from Pauillac France, a 2002 Rosso di Montalcino Castello Banfi from Italy, a 2001 Baron Philippe de Rothschild Escudo Rojo from Chile, a 2002 Fess Parker Pinot Noir from Santa Barbara County California and a 2002 Franciscan Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley.
www.chatpom.com   (279 words)

  
 Chateau Listings - International Properties - Viviun the Leader in International Property Listings
In addition to the 15 bedrooms the chateau offers spacious separate caretaker's quarters and there is covered garaging for 4...
Chateau Du Mung Has 39 Rooms On 20 Acre Park On River - Chateau du Mung was originally built in 1301.
Chateau Loire Valley - Total renovation 1988-1990 Old 15th Century fort transformed during the Renaissance then in the 19th Century.
www.viviun.com /Real_Estate/Chateaus/2   (359 words)

  
 Chateau Latuc - vineyard in the Lot Valley near Cahors
Chateau Latuc is situated deep in the heart of rural Southwest France near Cahors.
Cahors wines have been favoured by kings and popes throughout history and are very famous for their deep colour, noble structure and ability to age.
The Meyan family, the new owners of Chateau Latuc, are engaged in the constant pursuit of quality.
www.latuc.com   (197 words)

  
 Hotel Chateau de Fere - nr Reims, Champagne, France
Chateau de Fere, for example, is just an hour and a half's drive from Paris on the way to Reims.
It is surrounded by manicured lawns and set in a deep forest, and used to be a stop-over for royal groups on their way to the superb Reims Gothic Cathedral.
In 1863, the present chateau, once a wing of the Royal castle, was restored and converted to a hotel in 1956.
www.ila-chateau.com /fere   (1494 words)

  
 Chateau Acres Miniature Pinschers & Pomeranians
Hello, Chateau Acres is staffed by Gloria Knapp from sunny Arizona.
Chateau Acres has been quite consistent over the years in producing top winners and producers in Min Pins, including Top 10 dogs, Specialty and Best in Show winners.
Chateau Acres wishes to Congratulate co-owner Sharon Marotto of Reimar, for showing to perfection two Min Pins in the top 10 in the country for the last 4 years with Ch.
www.geocities.com /Petsburgh/Yard/8621   (308 words)

  
 Chateau Montelena - The Estates Group
The partnership, which began on Sept. 1, will ensure that Chateau Montelena is able to provide all of their California customers with a high-level of personalized service as well as streamline the delivery process for the customer.
Chateau Montelena, who already uses distributors in 41 states and 24 foreign markets, felt that the move to bring on a distributor in the California market was key to customer service.
Chateau Montelena is located in the Napa Valley hamlet of Calistoga at 1429 Tubbs Lane.
www.montelena.com /show/xmlsite/xml-standard.xml/xsl-press_release.xsl/start_id-ijmlnkphfmofilbhjncpelffjckfcmnnpbblfmin/category-meet_us   (477 words)

  
 Chateau d'Yquem
It dominates the local landscape; situated near the peak at the centre of the southern half of the appellation it is visible for miles, with a fine view of near neighbours Lafaurie Peyraguey, Guiraud and Rieussec, just a few of the other chateaux which surround the estate.
And so Chateau d'Yquem was, until the end of the Hundred Years War in 1453, a most royal and British estate.
Chateau d'Yquem is certainly a special estate, ranking among the top white vineyards of France, as documented by Curnonsky (1872 - 1956), along with Le Montrachet (Burgundy), Chateau Chalon (Jura), Chateau Grillet (Rhône) and Clos de la Coulee de Serrant (Loire).
www.thewinedoctor.com /bordeaux/yquem.shtml   (1549 words)

  
 Château - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Protected behind fine wrought iron double gates, the main block and its outbuildings (corps de logis), linked by balustrades, are ranged symmetrically around a dry paved and gravelled cour d'honneur.
If there were any trace of doubt that the Roman villas of Aquitaine evolved into fortified self-contained châteaux, the wine-producing châteaux would dispel it.
Photos of French chateau in the Dordogne, including Biron, Beynac and Castelnau
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chateau   (603 words)

  
 Chateau Chantal
Chateau Chantal has been chosen "Best Vineyard in Michigan for 2005" by readers of The Detroit News.
Chateau Chantal and Investment Group Partake in Argentina
Chateau Chantal and a team of investors signed papers in November to purchase 136 acres in the Lujan de Cuyo region, a county in the province of Mendoza, the country's famous winegrowing area...
www.chateauchantal.com   (166 words)

  
 Deferlee Graphics
Go to "selections"- "load from disk" - and find the folder you placed your chateau selections in.
This will be in your dropdown window with the other "chateau" inner bevels you downloaded.
23/ Use the "chateau wall" inner bevel preset.
www.geocities.com /deferleegraphics/chateau.html   (579 words)

  
 Chateau Petrus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At the beginning of the 20th century, the Arnauds founded the "Societe Civile du Chateau Petrus", the shares of which Madame Loubat began to acquire in 1925.
By the end of World War II, Madame Loubat was the sole proprietor of Chateau Petrus.
In 1961, Chateau Petrus went to Madame Loubats nephew and niece: Madame Lacoste and Monsieur Lignac.
www.cellarnotes.net /chateau_petrus.html   (337 words)

  
 La Maison du Chapelier Chambre D'Hote nr Carcassonne Languedoc
There are also restaurants in the 2 hotels of the village and a nice picnic area down by the river where you can also sit under the hot water coming out of the hill.
Rennes le Chateau is one of the most visited places in the Aude region.
There is a Chateau to visit there as well as a nice lake with a sandy beach for swimming.
www.esperazabedandbreakfast.com   (962 words)

  
 CHATEAU MARGENE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The cool evenings are a real plus for the grapes and extends the growing season and hangtime.
Chateau Margene currently has six acres planted: 5 1/2 acres are devoted to Cabernet Sauvignon with the remaining 1/2 acre a mix of Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petite Verdot and Malbec.
The vineyards at Chateau Margene are in their seventh leaf this year and a production rate of 2 tons per acre is anticipated.
www.chateaumargene.com /sys-tmpl/door   (400 words)

  
 Chateau Du Lac Bed and Breakfast Inn, Lake Arrowhead, California
Chateau Du Lac Bed and Breakfast Inn, Lake Arrowhead, California
The Chateau Du Lac rises on a bluff overlooking beautiful Lake Arrowhead with a spectacular view of the lake and mountains.
The Chateau Du Lac features many spectacular views such as this one from the main dining area.
www.chateau-du-lac.com   (211 words)

  
 Wild Thyme Holidays - Cookery Courses in the Languedoc, Aude, near Rennes le Chateau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We are situated on the edge of the Corbières wine region, which produces exciting flavours reflecting the countryside and sunny climate.
This area is steeped in history, with many Roman spas and buildings, historic villages and towns, and of course the Cathar religion, its castles and mysteries associated with Rennes Le Chateau.
The landscapes vary significantly, with rolling hillsides, forests, gorges, plains and all with the backdrop of the Pyrenees.
www.wildthymeholidays.com   (375 words)

  
 Nematon - House to rent in Rennes les Bains, near Rennes le Chateau
Nematon is a house in Rennes les Bains - near Rennes le Chateau - which sleeps up to 6 people and is available for rent by the week.
Close by is the hilltop village of Rennes le Chateau about which numerous books have been written.
Rennes les Bains is a spa town where you can swim in the thermal waters of the swimming pool or shower al fresco under the waters of the hot spring of the Bain Doux.
www.nematon.com   (654 words)

  
 Chateau
Step aboard Chateau and let her professional and charismatic crew cater the perfect vacation totally designed for you and you alone.
Chateau is the finest, most beautifully appointed yacht in her class with the perfect crew.
Enjoy fabulous cuisine and onboard entertainment with the finest sailing the world has to offer.
www.sail-chateau.com   (72 words)

  
 Lake Louise Accommodations: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Lake Louise Hotel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise accommodations strive to live up to the natural wonder with whom we share our name.
Only a two hours drive west from Calgary, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is enveloped by some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world and is located within UNESCO World Heritage Site Rocky Mountain Parks.
The Chateau's exclusive Fairmont Gold floor is designed to pamper you - from the moment you arrive at your private 7th floor check-in.
www.fairmont.com /lakelouise   (376 words)

  
 Chateau Student Housing Cooperative   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Chateau is a student-operated housing cooperative located in Dinkytown, near the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus.
Riverton Community Housing, a non-profit organization, manages The Chateau.
The Chateau's mission is to provide quality, affordable housing to students in the Twin Cities area.
www.chateau.coop   (102 words)

  
 Christchurch Gardens Canterbury Gardens New Zealand - Chateau on the Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The outdoor Swimming Pool is heated all year round and the surrounding hedges provide privacy and protection from the wind.
Bicycles are available for hire from The Chateau on the Park at $10 for half day and $20 for full day hire.
Christchurch, being a very flat city, is ideal for cycling and Hagley Park has miles of bike trails and most of the city streets have bicycle lanes.
www.chateau-park.co.nz /gardens.asp   (381 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Chateau Latour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is the first publication devoted exclusively to Chateau Latour, one of the oldest and most prestigious vineyard estates in France.
Leading specialist Michel Dovaz traces the history of the chateau, its various owners and wines, and leads us through the process of making an exceptional wine: from the harvest of the grapes to the hand wrapping of every bottle of Grand Vin.
Included is a unique and detailed analysis of each of the chateau's vintages since 1735.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/2843231000?v=glance   (759 words)

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