Castelnau des Fieumarcon

Address: 1 Rue principale, Lagarde, Ariege, Midi-Pyrénées, 32700, France | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on 1 Rue principale, Lagarde.
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      Le Florida - the final meal

      A travel blog entry by hadwin on Jan 18, 2015

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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 ...

      Domaine Entras - Return to the Floc

      A travel blog entry by hadwin on Jan 18, 2015

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      The final day in Gers tinged with sadness but somehow we all felt like we had been there for quite a while - I guess fitting in so much in such a short time has it's advantages. We ate our final breakfast and said goodbye to our Auberge.

      Fun was had trying to pack the selection of wines, Armagnac, prunes and preserves into my case - it was akin to Tetris apart form when you filled a complete row it didn't disappear. There was a point when ...

      Culture stop and a blinding blind tasting

      A travel blog entry by hadwin on Jan 17, 2015

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      ... Ruszkowsk. From there we returned to the Auberge for a bring a bottle blind tasting accompanied by Foie Gras and a magnificent slow cooked Cassoulet which apparently had been three days in preparation! The meal began with a fine speed of Oysters which was matched to a selection of Blanche Armagnac - a match made in heaven.  No need for any adornment other than a slight twist of lemon juice, this was a great way to begin the meal.  I had always been ...

      The lady of the Chateau, an audience with Floriane

      A travel blog entry by hadwin on Jan 17, 2015

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      ... 1978 - 42%
      "Nuts nuts nuts" was Florence's introduction to this vintage and she wasn't wrong. Hazelnut and walnut on the nose. Warm and velvety smooth on the palate with orange peel and finishing with more nuttiness. Floriane said that this was a true expression of the Ténarèze style.

      5. 1974 - 42%
      The final Armagnac was the 1974 which there was very little left of - we were lucky as this had an incredible nose of ...

      The taste of Barbaste - truffles for lunch

      A travel blog entry by hadwin on Jan 17, 2015

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      ... was film and flavoursome with the earthy chestnut and creamy sauce also delicious. Not usually one for deserts, I was delighted with my floating island on is creamy sea - managed to get a photo just before my Kumquat fell off! All of these dishes were beautifully infused with hits of black truffle with skill and finesse preventing them being over dominated. A memorable meal.

      The meal was accompanied by some local wines - A Colombard 2013 and ...