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Tasters Guild DC Presents

2006 Bordeaux Wine Dinner

At Wolfgang Puck's The Source

575 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

7:00 PM | Thursday, October 6, 2016

 

2006 was an excellent vintage in Bordeaux but was largely forgotten in the shadow of the spectacular 2005 vintage that preceded it. Unlike the 2005 vintage which are not drinkable yet and will live 75 years, 2006 are beginning to drink well now and is probably a 20-25 year vintage.

 

Chef Scott Drewno has prepared an excellent four course dinner to accompany this tenth anniversary tasting. After starting with a white Bordeaux aperitif of Hauts de Smith Blanc 2013, we are going to have four pairs of 2006 red Bordeaux including a pair of Graves, four St. Julien’s with the side by side second growth Leoville Poyferre and Barton. We will finish with Calon Segar and the phenomenal first vintage made by Jean Delmas at second growth Montrose.

 

This is going to be a wonderful tasting diner. The price is $210 per person and we are limiting attendance to 25. We look forward to seeing you in early October. For questions, please contact Preston Covington at 202-223-1700. Please see the menu and list of wines, below.

 

MENU

Amuse

Black Pearl Caviar

Scallion Potato Crisp

Hauts de Smith Blanc 2013

 

First Course

Duck

Chateau Haut Bailly (Pessac-Leognan) 2006

Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte (Pessac-Leognan) 2006

Second Course

Colorado Lamb Chop

Toasted Cumin, Squash Fried Rice

Chateau Branaire Ducru (Pauillac) 2006

Chateau Brane Cantenac (Pauillac) 2006

 

Third Course

Creekstone Farms Beef Duo:

“Orange Beef” Tartare, Roasted Short Ribs

Chateau Leoville Poyferre (St.-Julien) 2006

Chateau Leoville Barton (St.-Julien) 2006

 

Desert/Cheese

Artisanal Cheese Display | Petit Fors

Chateau Calon Segur (St.-Estephe) 2006

Chateau Montrose (St.-Estephe) 2006

Send Registrations forms to:

Washington Tasters Guild, 900 Seventh Street, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20001 | Ph: (202) 223-1700

Or Email: pcovington@schagrinassociates.com

Or Fax to: (202) 429-2522

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**For a refund, cancellations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on October 4, 2016 – no exceptions. For more information, please contact Preston Covington or Linda Barnhart at the Washington Tasters Guild at (202) 223-1700.