6pm | The Fearrington House
Join us for a very rare dinner, when we host David Searle, Export Director for Champagne Jacquesson. This will be one of the debuts for their Degorgement Tardif Selections. These wines have been left on their lees for more than a decade and have been disgorged recently, providing a combination of age and freshness rarely seen. The wines you may ask? Jacquesson Cuvee 733 Degorement Tardif, Jacquesson Avize 1997 and 1995 Degorgement Tardif, Jacquesson Dizy Terre Rouge 2008, to name a few. This dinner will be an opportunity to taste some of the houses most rare wines, as well their newest Cuvees.
A reception will begin at 6pm with sit down beginning promptly at 6:30pm. $220 per guest, including service fee and tax. Please note that this is an intimate wine dinner with only 12 spots available, so don’t wait to reserve!
Wines paired by Wine Director Maximilian Kast. Menu created by Executive Chef Colin Bedford.
Jacquesson, Cuvée 737Extra Brut, Champagne, France
Pear Bloomed Oysters with Warm Fried Cornish Hen
Cucumber, Leek Dressing & Pickled Mustard Seeds
Jacquesson, Cuvée 733, Extra Brut, Dégorgement Tardif, Champagne, France
Seared North Carolina Flounder with Chicken & Truffle Mousse
Buttered Chanterelles, Oven Dried Grapes, Celery Root Puree & Crushed Chestnuts
Jacquesson, Millésime, Dégorgement Tardif, Champagne, France, 1995
Grilled Veal Striploin with Butternut Squash Ravioli & Smoked Ham Hock Braised Savoy Cabbage, Brown Butter, Sage & Elderberry Sauce
Jacquesson, Terre Rouge, Rosé, Dizy, Vallée de la Marne, Champagne, France, 2008
Sweet Potato & Parmesan Doughnut with Milk Jam
Almond Nougatine, Apple Butter, Celery & Toasted Sea Salt Meringue
Jacquesson, Blanc de Blancs, Dégorgement Tardif, Avize, Côte de Blanc, Champagne, France, 1995
Jacquesson, Blanc de Blancs, Dégorgement Tardif, Avize, Côte de Blanc, Champagne, France, 1997