The wines of Fronton and some good addresses in Occitania


IA few months ago, I had the pleasure of going to the south-west, to discover a little better the Fronton wines. I discovered, during this trip, much more than a wine. Behind each bottle, there is the passion, the work of winegrowers and winegrowers. Each in their own way explained their profession to us, allowing us to understand a little better the development of a wine, from the vine to the blending. The main grape variety of these wines is the Négrette, which is associated with the Syrah, Cabernet Franc or Cabernet Sauvignon. Red and rosé wines have flavors liquorice, violet, black fruit, vanilla, pepper…


As this week is much quieter, I finally take the time to look back on this superb stay spent in good company.
In this article, you will be able to find all the winegrowers and winegrowers who have opened their doors to us or accompanied us for a meal, and allowed us to discover their wines. Yes, there are many! Yes, for 4 days we tasted a lot of wines. But always in moderation, of course.

During this stay, we also ate a lot! And we had fun. We discovered some very good addresses. I can’t wait to organize a stay in the Toulouse region to return to these delicious places with my family.

Fronton Wine House

Vinovalie
pleasure castle I had a real crush on Ser Da Beg, a wine “Unpretentious, Without the fuss, But above all without added sulphur”
Domaine Roumagnac
Chateau Bellevue the forest
Chateau Caze We had the pleasure of dining in the cellar of Martine Rougevin-Baville. It was such a nice evening

Colombiere Castle
Chateau Clos Mignon
Chateau Boujac
Flotis Castle Katia Garouste tried to introduce us to wine blending. It’s a real job!
Chateau Bouissel
Chateau Saint-Louis Ali Mahmoudi and his daughter Fanny welcomed us to their magnificent estate. To discover!
Chateau Joliet

Do not hesitate to visit the domains. You will be able to exchange around the wines and taste.

Py-R The starred restaurant of Chef Pierre Lambinon
The J’GO An address where we did not stay to eat, but which we visited behind the scenes. My mouth was watering
The gentle slope For sure, I will come back!
The Ôguste Here again, a magnificent restaurant, in a place full of charm. Richard and Agnes welcomed us wonderfully. It is also an address where I intend to return.

Victor Hugo market A quick tour of this market is essential. Gluttony is absolutely everywhere.
xavier A visit to this MOF is a must for all cheese lovers.

After busy days, it was also very nice to sleep in nice hotels MercureToulouse and Hotel Abbaye des Capuchins and the Pharamond Bed and Breakfast

thanks to Toulouse tourism and Tourism Tarn and Garonne for their welcome and the gourmet visit to Toulouse and Montauban.

And of course thanks to Benjamin for his invitation!


To finish: see you very soon for a seasonal recipe in harmony with a wine from Fronton…

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