04 July 2015

Independance Day dinner

7 pm for a maximum of 45 people
200 € Inc.VAT / person
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INDEPENDANCE DAY DINNER

Two proud and independent nations commemorate this month, the fight for independence and freedom. To celebrate Independence Day and the long standing relationship that exists between France and the USA, come and join us for a gourmet dinner in our beautiful, historical cellars. The Drouhin family being present both on the soils of Burgundy and Oregon, they enjoy a close friendship with our American cousins, and this evening is the occasion to celebrate that.

In 1787 Thomas Jefferson, at that time the American Ambassador at the court of Versailles during the reign of Louis the 16th, spent 10 days in Burgundy during the spring, visiting and tasting wines. Having excellent taste, his favourites were Montrachet and Chambertin!

Another famous American, General MacArthur was a friend of Maurice Drouhin, and both of these courageous gentlemen were awarded the highest decoration to be bestowed by the French Government, receiving the Legion d'Honneur. To celebrate the friendship between our two countries, we are organising a gourmet dinner in the former Burgundy Parliament building, which will comprise of a visit of our historical cellars followed by a gala dinner paired with a selection of our emblematic wines including one wine coming from our Oregon winery; Domaine Drouhin Oregon. 


The evenings programme :

- 7.00 pm -
Welcome and visit of our historical cellars, followed by an aperitif in the cellar 

- 8.00 pm - 

Dinner served in the Burgundy Parliament cellar 


Menu

Half lobster in an artichoke shell, with mixed crisp vegetables, salmon confit in brown sugar with dill

Domaine Drouhin Oregon chardonnay 'Arthur' 2009

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Pike soufflé with crayfish in a Nantua style shellfish sauce
Chassagne-Montrachet 2009

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Honey roasted duck breast with a crisp mushroom 'bonbon', confit duck thigh and a thousand spice jus

Beaune 1er cru 'Champimonts' 2009

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Assortment of fresh and mature cheeses with walnut and raisin bread

Chambolle Musigny 1er cru 1990

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Raspberry Charlotte with red fruit sorbet and a fan of fruit coulis

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Chocolates and petits fours with Aged Marc de Bourgogne


Practical information :
- Dinner upon appointment only
- Places limited to a maximum of 45 guests
- For further information or to reserve your places, please contact Jacquie Morrison or Raphael Febvret by clicking on the link below: 
oenotheque@drouhin.com


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