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... we were now well adversed in the area, its food and its fine selection of wine, Floc and Armagnac. We had learned so much in such a short time and we had barely scratched the surface of this fascinating region.
I feel many of us will return to taste these flavours again and to dig deeper into this wonderful area.
Hats off to both Marie and Amanda for arranging and guiding us all through a great adventure.
... in 1984. They switched from milk production to spend all their time on their vines and wines. New plots were planted with Colombard, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc and then Gros and Petit Manseng.
Michel then took us through a tasting of his wines, Floc and Armagnac.
1. Planeta 2012
A blend dominant in Petit Marsang with Ugni blanc and Colombard making up the other varietals. The wine is aged in Burgundian oak for ...
... 233;doc 12. Vida Kékfrankos Selection (missed the vintage!) 13. Château Saint-Eugène Pessac-Léognan 2011 14. Le P'tit Spencer 2013 Corbières 15. Jean-Luc Colomobo Cornas Les Ruchets 2010 Well, that was quite a set of tastings with some blindingly good wines! The Cassoulet was also absolutely amazing with a great richness and consistency. Whist we were imbibing this incredible list of beverages the volume was rising and the entire dining ...
... of rivers where taxes or duties would need to be paid. Se explained that the local soils are clay-limestone which produces a more robust style of spirit which is longer in the mouth and favours the Ugni Blanc and Colombard grapes. Floriane contrasted this with the more volatile spirit from Bas where there is more Baco and Folle blanche which I think we were all starting to see as we gained more experience in tasting.
... method (this is a 1 to 6 ratio for those with more of a mathematical than a romantic need for facts). The result is quite delicious.
So onto the fine dinner:
Ravioles de foie gras et truffes
Jus de canard
(Truffle and Foie Gras Ravioli with Duck Jus)
Pavé de sandre au sel d'algues
Blanquette de homard et châtaigne à la truffe
(Zander with seaweed salt, lobster and chestnut and truffle)