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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 ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
Our venu for lunch was the Moulin des Saveurs in Barbaste. This restaurant is situated in the remains of a 13th Century fortified mill (why a mill required fortification I cannot find!). Next to the mill is a lovely weir and a 12th Century arched bridge which made for some pretty photos. The restaurant area is inside caves carved out of the local rock which at one time used to contain a steam engine for the bakery I believe. So, when in a fine ...