Monday, August 1, 2011

Chateau Pomys

One evening we dined out at the magnificent Chateau Pomy and had the most delightful meal and evening. We were the only diners so it was all very nice and the Maitre' d was very charming.
The chateau is surrounded by vineyards as far as the eye could see and the perfect terroir, for the grapes needed for the rich dark Bordeaux wine.
The French really do cheese so very well and my DH choose the cheese board ~ the perfect cheese plate encapsulates as many sensations as possible, fragrant, smelly, strong, fresh and hard. Always eat the milder, fresher cheese and then build up to the climax of the strong blue and gorgonzolas. My husband was very happy to finish off his meal with the yummy selection of cheeses.
The grand finale for me was the chocolate fondant with the gooey centre and a raspberry coulis and mandarine segments. A truly memorable dessert for me.

July seemed to have flashed by so quickly... Welcome to August and hope that you have a happy month
Hugs
Carolyn


32 comments:

  1. How nice that you had the dinning-room all to yourselves!

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  2. Cheese and wine in France, could not be better. Your dessert, so yummy. I love both cheese and chocolate.
    Happy august to you
    Hugs
    AnnaMaria

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  3. Dear Carolyn
    Oh.... you have a nice evening. Super!
    I wish you a happy week and send you a lot of greetings from Switzerland.
    Hugs Yvonne

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  4. Dear Carolyn, what a beautiful experience, dining there at the "Chateau Pomys"-and you surely had some wonderful plates- I would not have known what to choose :)
    Wish you,too, a happy first of august.
    Hugs, Dorthe

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  5. Hi Carolyn, This looks like a wonderful meal.
    There is something about cheese in France -- i cant resist. I promise if you ever come to my place for a meal , I will make you chocolate fondant - or at least my hubby will as he is the expert.
    x

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  6. I hope so too.......one week work...and than we have two weeks off....holliday !!...enjoy your week....love Ria.,....xxx...

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  7. That sounds both lovely and romantic...and delicious of course.

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  8. What a wonderful evening out. Dinning in France "WOW". The dessert sounds yummy too! Hope you have a great month as well.
    hugs~~~ Daphne

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  9. GOOD MORNING DEAREST!

    WEll, you have a STORE of wonderful moments in France that are so special. I do think that EVERY PERSON's own view of a FAMOUS place gives us more perspective than we could ever IMAGINE in ourselves. That is one thing I am learning in my readings about writing poetry. DO NOT BE ORDINARY. Describe from our OWN personal observations things that no one expects.....and in your posts, you give us YOUR OWN view of your visits....I SO LOVE THAT!

    THANK YOU FOR VISITING ME DEAREST....have a lovely day!!! Anita

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  10. Perfect ending to a fabulous evening! How wonderful to have such a treat.

    Jo

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  11. Yum, cheese, wine and chocolate, what could be better and to have the dining room all to yourselves, fabulous!!!

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    xxoo
    Marsha

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  12. look like you had a great vine and a tasty meal in a romantic atmosphere!
    so lucky!^^
    xoxo
    S
    http://s-fashion-avenue.blogspot.com

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  13. That looks fabulous...and what a treat to be the only guests! Happy August to you, my friend! ♥

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  14. Hi Carolyn,
    Sounds very nice! The dessert seems Yummy:)
    Have a fabulous week ahead and a great august too:)abulous week ahead and a great august too:)

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  15. Yummo to it all! I look forward to having my own wine and cheese and dessert while there. Did I say wine! :) A friend has requested that I bring back three croissants for him and not let them get squashed along the way. Ha! Have a great week. Tammy

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  16. Hi Carolyn,

    It must be special, having dinner in a castle that makes it's own wine!!

    Enjoy your day!

    Lieve groet, Madelief x

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  17. Such a scrumptuos desser, yum yum!
    Hello Carolyn and happy August to you! Thsnk you for your sympathy for my poor English seeds ;-)
    xxx

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  19. What a wonderful restaurant and I'm sure you received the best of service - to choose between the chocolate fondant and the cheese platter would be a difficult decision as I love them both!
    Happy August to you Carolyn - it's almost Spring!

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  20. It looks fantastic, Carolyn! Really nothing can beat that, right?

    Have a wonderful week! xoxo

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  21. That dessert looks sooooo delicious! And such a nice restaurant...
    Have a lovely day!

    windeater.blogspot.com

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  22. How lovely, darling!
    Dessert sounds amazing!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  23. What a delicious and beautiful experience!:) Oh, how I`m dreaming to visit in South of France, someday, someday...:)But I`m so glad that I can read your text and see your beautiul photos and learn something, so THANK YOU!

    Big hugs my friend!♥

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  24. Hi Carolyn,
    How fun to have to whole place to yourself for dinner. Everything sounds like it was perfect. Your dessert sounds perfect too. Something I would choose as well.
    I also love those cheese trays.
    You have such wonderful memories to cherish from your amazing trip and thank you for sharing your times along the way.

    Big hugs to you dear friend,
    Celestina Marie

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  25. Oh Carolyn,
    Sounds like you and your hubby had a great time. How wonderful.

    Hugs and Kisses,
    ♥Ana

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  26. Yummm...looks like it was a wonderful place for dinner:).

    Blessings,

    Kim

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  27. Yum my sweet friend...the dessert looks amazing. Thank you for sharing. xoxoxo

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  28. Dinner in a chateau? Lucky you!!
    My husband always chose the cheese course as well - it was his favourite part of the meal I'm sure.
    Memories of France are a wonderful thing, to be taken out and looked at every so often - true treasures...

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  29. This menu description makes me hungry - it sounds so delicious! And surely tastes all the better in a gorgeous chateau! Memories like this last a lifetime!

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  30. Yumm! I am so obsessed with cheese, so a cheese selection sounds heavenly! And it must have been nice having the whole dining room to yourselves! :)

    -j
    sorelle in style

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  31. Dearest Carolyn,

    This looked really like a classy restaurant with delicious gourmet food. So glad you both enjoyed your desserts. We had cheese as dessert for a couple of weeks ago at our friend's home and I LOVED it.
    Lots of love,

    Mariette

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  32. very calming and beautiful place to dine!
    Awesome.

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