Hostellerie de Plaisance
Hostellerie de Plaisance lies at the heart of medieval Saint Emilion which is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The architecture is stunning, dominated by an elegant classical theme, often carved from the white stone of the region. The hotel is an old stone monastery surrounded by a terrace and garden, linked by beautiful suspended gardens and a terrace bar offering unobstructed views over the venerable tiled rooftops and the ancient vineyards beyond.
Bedrooms at the Hostellerie de Plaisance are spacious, full of daylight and offer unique perspectives of the village and surrounding vineyards. The atmosphere is elegant and relaxed, while the understated decor, the quality of the materials and the peaceful calm make this a wonderful place to relax at the end of a day among the vines.
The huge dining room is impressive with ancient beams and chandeliers, while the terrace overlooks the village making this a gorgeous spot to dine on a balmy evening.
The cuisine is refined and elegant, influenced by local quality and the superlative wines of the region. Dishes on the menu might include bordelaise semolina, Saint Emilion wine infused butter, foie gras and small ravioli of seasonal mushrooms.
- Oysters with cucumber, green apple, herbs, coco broth and jelly with cumbava
- Scallops XXL roasted with butter and autumn vegetables, chestnut mousse
- Ravioli of celery and mushrooms, butternut squash with candied lemon
- Roasted shoulder of lamb on the spit, rubbed with coriander and fresh mint with cumin, herbed eggplant
- Selection of Monsieur Pierre Rollet's local cheeses
- Mango chiboust, crisp gingerbread, mango in syrup passion, lemon and grenadine sorbet
- Lemon crumble and chiboust cream, crisp thin lace biscuit, lime sorbet and zest baked Alaska, vanilla emulsion with lemon caviar
- WiFi throughout hotel
- Flat screen TV
- Bath and beauty products
Luxury Grand Cru Tour
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