Accommodation at Chateau Masburel consists of four themed en-suite bedrooms. Each named room has an en-suite bathroom with shower or bath with views over the vineyards.
The Consul suite is named after the original founder of Chateau Masburel in 1740. Jean de Sambellie was Consul of Sainte-Foy to King Louis XV of France. He built a chartreuse – a residential Chateau and promptly planted a vineyard, taking advantage of the favourably south-facing, well-drained slopes.
The Napoleon suite is named after Napoléon Boneparte. Napoléon Bonaparte was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. He was Emperor of the French as Napoleon I from 1804 until 1814 and again briefly in 1815 during the Hundred Days. As you walk around the Chateau you will find many paintings and statues depicting this period.
The Louis suite is named after King Louis XV (15 February 1710 – 10 May 1774), known as Louis the Beloved was King of France from 1 September 1715 until his death in 1774. He succeeded his great-grandfather Louis XIV at the age of five. Until he reached maturity (then defined as his 13th birthday) on 15 February 1723, the kingdom was ruled by Philippe II, Duke of Orleans as Regent of France.
His reign of almost 59 years (from 1715 to 1774) was the second longest in the history of France.
Maitre de Chai suite
The Maitre de Chai suite is named after Maitre de Chai or cellar master and is the person responsible for the development and ageing of the wine.
The cellar master is responsible for the care to be given to wines and alcohols stored in a cellar. In collaboration with the oenologist, he supervises all the operations that lead to the production of the wine . As such, he is a fermentation professional.
It is he who receives the raw grapes produced from the harvest , before aging the wine , making the cuvées and bottling, while ensuring the material organization and management of the cellar.
All rooms have views over the courtyard to the vineyards in the distance. They feature quality antiques, a king-size french bed with fine cotton sheets and pillows.
The bathrooms have a bath or a shower with designer fittings and luxurious Cole and Lewis body products.
Everyone who stays at Chateau Masburel is welcome to have a guided tour of the vineyard and winery with an explanation of the wine making processes. At the end of the tour you are welcome to visit the wine tasting rooms to try some of the Chateau's award winning wines.
Guest Sitting Room
The sitting room reproduces the French love of Chinoiserie. Chinoiserie, from chinois, "Chinese" is the European interpretation and imitation of Chinese and East Asian artistic traditions. The Guest sitting room provides for a comfortable area to enjoy a relaxing stay in the chateau. It contains a number of oriental antiques to view as well as one wall of oriental birds and trees to admire.
The sitting room is also where breakfast is available daily.