18 November 2017

"Dinner of the Dukes"
On the week-end of the Hospices de Beaune wine auction
Includes a visit and wine tasting in our cellars

6 pm Maximum 48 participants
250 € Inc.VAT / person

In celebration of the Hospices de Beaune annual wine auction.

To celebrate the 157th annual Hospices de Beaune auction, come and join us at the Oenotheque for the fourth edition of our "Dinner of the Dukes" during this unique and festive weekend in Beaune, to partake in a gourmet dinner paired with several of our emblematic wines including some from the Drouhin family's reserve cellar. 

The Hospices de Beaune was founded in 1443 by Nicolas Rolin, Chancellor to the Duke of Burgundy and his beloved wife, Guigone de Salins, with the purpose of offering hospitality to the poor and needy. It was the hospital of Beaune until 1971, and is now a museum where it's possible to admire the flamboyant gothic architecture, and multi-colourd tiled roof. From the very beginning the Hospices benefitted from donations of land, money and vineyards from former patients and wealthy benefactors. 

The Hospices are now the owners of 60 hectares (135 acres) of vineyards, including some of the most sought-after parcels in Burgundy. Every year, on the 3rd Sunday in November, buyers from the world over are reuinited in the Burgundian wine capital to take part in this prestigious event.


Program of the evening

6.00 pm

Welcome Toast with "gougères" (traditional cheese puffs from Burgundy), followed by a visit of our historical cellars and a tasting of a selection of our wines.

8.00 pm

Dinner in the old cellars of the Parliament of Burgundy  


Menu &Wines:


Pheasant terrine with hazelnuts, pistachios and fresh duck foie-gras in the style of Lucullus

Hospices de Beaune Meursault 1er cru Cuvée Bahezre de Lanlay 2011

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Frogs legs lasagna with wild mushrooms and a chardonnay cream sauce

Batard-Montrachet Grand Cru 2006

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

Beaune 1er cru 'Clos des Mouches' rouge 2009

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Assortment of fresh and mature cheeses with raisin and walnut bread

Griotte-Chambertin Grand Cru 2000

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Warm dessert of fresh fruits with Grand Marnier, passion fruit sorbet and mango coulis

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Coffee with chocolates and petits fours with aged Marc de Bourgogne

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Practical Information:

Dinner upon reservation only: The participation in this dinner also includes a private visit and winetasting in our cellars.

Seats limited to 48 participants

For further information contact Jacquie Morrison or Raphael Febvret by clicking here

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