Sample Menus & Wines…..

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Examples of the fine wine and guest chef feasts over the weekend

menu 1.

Amuse bouche

Huitre

Trio of oysters from the Marennes-Oléron

 

Poireau

Roasted baby leeks, duck eggs, pea pesto and basil oil

 

L’Agneau

Marsh raised lamb fillet, braised little gems,

petit pois and mint, Ile de Ré potatoes 

 

Fromage

Taupinette, goat cheese from Poitou Charente

Istara Ossa (aged sheep’s milk cheese

of French Basque region)

 

Dessert

Olive oil and Sauternes torte, pine nuts, strawberry compote

 

 

Menu 2.

Amuse bouche

St Jacques Ceviche, sauce vierge

 

Fleurs de Courgettes

Tempura of courgette flowers

Ricotta and preserved lemon

 

Boeuf

Belted Galloways, shallot Tatin, epinard, jus

Fondant potatoes

 

Fromage

Neufchatel AOC cow’s milk cheese

Banon de Provence goat cheese

 

Dessert

Apricot tart, pistachio praline, lavender cream

 

 Menu 3.

Amuse bouche

Char-grilled oysters, Pineau des Charentes

shallot vinaigrette

 

Rouget

Salad of Red Mullet, aubergine caviar

with tomato vinaigrette

 

Confit de Canard

Confit duck charlotte with wild mushrooms

 

Fromage

Abbaye de Belloc, ewes milk cheese from Western Pyrenees

Bleu des Causses, cow’s milk cheese from Eastern Pyrenees, Languedoc

 

Dessert

Individual prune and chocolate tartlets, Armagnac cream 

 

 

          Menu 4.

Amuse bouche

Haricot bean soup with truffle oil

 

Crabbe

Crab Tart with grilled endive

 

Pintarde

Confit of guinea fowl, pumpkin cumin puree, chestnuts and lentils

 

Fromage

Pont d’or, Brie de Mieux

 

Dessert

Champagne syllabub,  Port and berry compote, Praline

 

Champagne Pol Roget 1996

  

 

 

Vina Tondonta 6th Ano Reserve 1978

 

 

 

 

 

Vina Tondata Gran Reserva 1961

 

 

 

Chateau Doisy Vedrines 1990 Sauterne

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meursault en Cresson Bouzereau 2009

 

 

 

  

Volnay L'Echanson 1964

 

 

Musigny 1929 (from the cellars of Chateau D'Aignan)

 

  

Vouvray Clos Du Bourg Moelleux 1990 Huet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Riesling Trimbach Cuvée Frederic Emile 1993

 

Hermitage La Chapelle Paul Jaboulet 1988

 

Cornas Paul Jaboulet 1978 MAGNUM

 

 

 

 

 

Maynards 40 year old Tawny Port

 

 

 

 

  

Zind Humbrecht Grwerztraminer Heimbourg (VT) 1989 MAGNUM (100RP)

 

Marques de Riscal Reserva Rioja 1970

 

 

Marques de Riscal Reserva Rioja 1954

 

Barsac (from the cellar of the Chateau D'Aignan) 1928

 

 

 

 
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