A Bastille Day Celebration

In addition to having three books published, “Adventures on the Wine Route”, “Inspiring Thirst”, and the “25th Anniversary Edition: Adventures on the Wine Route”, Kermit Lynch’s passion for roots music has also driven him to record five CDs.

With Gary Twining of Cutting Edge Selections
Sunday, July 15, 2018 • 6:00 pm

Join us Sunday, July 15, 2018, as we celebrate all things France for our annual Bastille Day Celebration. Joining us this year will be Certified Wine Educator Mr. Gary Twining of Cutting Edge Selections. We have known Gary for many years and he always brings knowledge and fun to wine events. Cutting Edge Selection was founded in 1995 in Cincinnati, Ohio. They have an outstanding portfolio of wines.

We begin the evening with a refreshing Rosé from Chateau Virgile. We will feature three white wines from classic growing areas. Our first white features a Premiere Cru Chablis from Domaine Servin a mineral-laced chardonnay from Burgundy. We couldn’t choose one or the other for the next white wine so we chose them both! We will feature a side by side comparison of two regions and two varietals Vouvray (Chenin blanc) from Laurent Kraft located in the Loire Valley and a Pinot Blanc from Albert Mann in Alsace, both outstanding and each unique.

Our first red of the evening hails from Burgundy the Beaune 1er Cru “Rouge” from Domaine Chanson Bastion, this pinot noir is always a crowd pleaser. Château Croix Cardinale in Saint Émilion and Chateau Boyd-Cantenac Josephine de Boyd in Margaux provide us with a unique side by side of two distinct grape blends of Bordeaux. The Guigals have been making wine in the Rhône Valley since 1946. We will feature a side by side tasting of Northern Rhône Valley (St. Joseph) versus the Southern Rhône Valley (Gigondas).

We end the evening on a sweet note with a Sauternes from Château de Rolland located in Sauternes·Bordeaux.Tapenade Provençale

An amuse bouche of roasted tomato tapenade served in a sesame seed cone and micro greens.

Rosé, Chateau Virgile, Costières de Nîmes, France, 2017

Scotch-Barreled Smoked Salmon Croque-Monsieur, Dill Cucumber Salad

Pullman bread filled with smoked salmon and Gruyère cheese, lightly egg-battered and sautéed, dill cucumber salad.

Chablis “Premiere Cru Cuvée Les Parges”, Servin, Chablis·Burgundy, France, 2015

Maine Lobster Quiche, Truffle Hollandaise

A flaky pie crust, filled with savory custard with Maine lobster, eggs, cream, shallots and Gruyère cheese, topped with a truffle hollandaise sauce and julienne summer truffles.

Vouvray, Kraft, Loire Valley, France 2017
Pinot Blanc, Albert Mann, Alsace, France, 2015

Pot-au-Feu of Wild Boar, Rabbit & Veal Sweetbreads, Trio Consommé

Wild boar, rabbit, and veal sweetbreads over a Napa cabbage timbale with root vegetables and cannellini beans, topped with a boar, rabbit and veal consommé, crackling brioche.

Beaune 1er Cru “Rouge”, Domaine Chanson Bastion,
Côte de Beaune·Burgundy, France, 2016

Tenderloin of Beef Napoleon, Roasted Bone Marrow & Espagnole sauce

Roasted tenderloin of beef layered with a ragout of cannellini beans with root vegetables,
potato galette, garnished with roasted bone marrow, shallot and red wine Espagnole.

Château Croix Cardinale, Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France, 2015
Chateau Boyd-Cantenac Josephine de Boyd, Margaux·Bordeaux, France, 2013
Seared Loin of Breckenridge Colorado Lamb, Ratatouille Niçoise

Loin of lamb lightly peppered, seared, served over a stuffed heirloom tomato fill with vegetable stew of eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes, onions and Provençale herbs, lamb and roasted tomato glace de viande.

Gigondas, E. Guigal, Southern Rhône Valley, France, 2014
St. Joseph, E. Guigal, Northern Rhône, France, 2014

Poached Bartlett Pear, Long Clawson English Stilton

Poached Bartlett pear in sauterne, with cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon, served over an almond cookie with Long Clawson English Stilton, Madagascar French vanilla bean ice cream, sauterne coulis.

Sauternes, Château de Rolland, Sauternes·Bordeaux, France, 2011
Tokaji “5 Puttonyos Red Label”, Royal Tokaji Company, Tokaji, Hungary, 2013

$115 per Person Tax & Gratuity not included.

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