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Like all good things, this mini-break had to come to an end and for us, the last blow out was a leisurely lunch at La Florida, a lovely restaurant which had passed from Father to son who had jazzed it up a little to make it a more modern place.
The interior is white and bright and after a little table rearranging we were all sat down for a feast.
Much fine food was had - I settled for lamb which ...
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 ...
... that you never had spirits with oysters but I was glad to bust this myth!
Following the Oysters, Sue, who had come all the way from Budapest to join us, was kind enough to bring a couple of bottles of 6 Puttonyos Chateau Dereszla 2005 Tokai Aszú which was the perfect match for Foie Gras. So that was the second course!
By now we were on a roll so we ate the cheese course before the main course!
Then it was onto the tasting! Each of us had ...
Chateau du Busca-Maniban is situated impressively on top of a hill with incredible views across the area. History here goes back three centuries when, in 1610, Thomas Maniban started to build the Chateau. The chateau is now owned by Maison Castarède, a family with a long history in Armagnac trading. We were met by Floriane, who is the essence of the region and runs the estate. Floriane took us through the entrance of the Chateau to ...
Still overcast this morning but at least it is not raining and we have a clear view of part of the Viaduct from our hotel room. Breakfast in a separate petit dejeuner room i.e. not the cellar dining room, and the atmosphere is very refined, almost stuffy. After admiring the outside of our castle and the church across the road, and the view over the town of Millau, we found our way to the first of 2 Viaduct viewing places, further along the road from ...