B&B Burgundy & Bordeaux Wine Dinner

Thursday May 25th 2017

6.45pm Reception 7pm Dinner

“B&BBurgundy & Bordeaux
Wine Dinner
Thursday May 25th 2017, 6.45 Reception, 7pm Dinner
Greetings from Cobalt Grille,
We had had much success with recent offerings from France, so once again we head over the pond;
specifically to the regions of Burgundy and Bordeaux.
Burgundy (Bourgogne in French) is an historic and highly respected wine region in eastern France. Burgundy wines have long had devout followers throughout the world and continue to do so today. Although Bordeaux produces about four times as much wine every year, Burgundy’s estimated 74,000 acres of vineyards are considered to be of equal importance, producing some of the most exclusive wines on Earth.
Bordeaux, in the south-west of France, needs little introduction to anyone with an interest in wine. One of the world’s most prolific wine regions, it also manages to rank among the most famous and prestigious. The secrets of Bordeaux’s wine success are its three trump cards: diversity, quality and quantity. The majority of Bordeaux wines are the dry, medium-bodied reds that made the region famous. The finest (and most expensive) of these come from the great chateaux of the Medoc, particularly those in Pauillac and Margaux, and from the “right bank” appellations Saint-Emilion and Pomerol.
So please join Sommelier Arden Allen (French Student), Chef Alvin Williams (French style cook) and Jean-Francois Deschamps (French Dude) of Monsieur Touton Selections for this fantastic 6 course Food & Wine pairing.
First Course: Bass & Bean Sprouts
Colin Barollet Chardonnay ’14, Meursault, Bourgogne

Second Course: Seared Scallops Bean & Broccolini Beurre Blanc
Henri Bourgeois Sancerre ’15, La Cote des Monts Damnes, Loire

Third Course: Burgundy Butter Salmon on Brioche toast
Chanson Le Bourgogne ’14, Bourgogne

Intermezzo: Berries & Basil Sorbet

Main Course: Duo- Bacon wrapped Bbq alongside Beef & Bleu
Chateau de la Marechaude ’14, Pommerol, Libournais Bordeaux
Chateau De Siran ’12, Margaux, Bordeaux

Dessert: Bread & Butter Pudding

When: Thursday May 25th, 6.45pm Reception, 7pm Dinner
Where: CBG
Hilltop North, home of patio wishes & rooftop dreams
Why: Sometimes we have to admit the French know a thing or two!

$85 per person not including tax & gratuity
Please reserve early to avoid disappointment

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