Les Chalets Des Mousquetaires
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... and followed with a final crustard.
Wines were good - a 2013 Chiroulet La Côte d'Heux from Famille Fezas (Gros Manseng) and a 2013 Cuvée des Filles d'Embidoure, a Merlot dominant Bordeaux blend.
The service was a little stretched but the food was good and a fine time was had.
What a great few days we had spent in Gers. It seemed ages since we arrived in the room with the alembic running at ...
5. Floc Rosé
Young Armagnac blended with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon juice also matured for 18 months in oak.
Again, fabulous nose with intense Raspberry notes. Sweet and jammy on the palate. This would be fabulous with chocolate deserts as it has a distinct sweetness.
And onto the Armagnac.
1. Armagnac Vieille Réserve 15 ans 47%
100% Ugni Blanc.
Prunes on the nose. Firm ...
... the 70s and is now also home to the extensive collection of fine art collected by Michael Simonow. We were taken around the site to view the courtyard, cloisters and the church along with the lodgings of the monks which is now where the art collection is presented. The exhibitions change regularly and we were able to see various works including some sculptures by Salvador Dalí and Rodin and some striking modern art mainly from a polish artist ...
... also taught us how we should have been tasting. Take the glass with the bowl in the hand to warm the glass and the spirit for a while (particularly the first tasting in a cold glass). Put this behind your back and forget about it until it warms. Only then will the Armagnac have come alive and be able to provide the true expressions you can savour. There was a moment of terror when Sue put the glass to her nose too early and ...
... with a cherry nose and a hint of tobacco. Ripe plumy palate with firm tannins, high acidity and reasonable length. Recommended to be drunk young or after 8 years.
5. Family Réserve 2012
Selection of the best rows in the older plot on the domain. 55% Tannat, 25% Pinot Noir and some Merlot (changes each year but always a high percentage of Tannat). 18 months oak.
Ruby colour with pencil shavings on the nose. Grippy with a sour ...