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C'Est Burgundy - Part I: The Cote de Beaune

Featuring the Portfolio of Becky Wasserman & C'Est Vin

C’Est Burgundy—Part I: The Wines of the Côte de Beaune

Featuring the Portfolio of Becky Wasserman

With Guest Speaker Robert Wormser of Importer, C’Est Vin


Please join Tasters Guild Washington DC, and Circle Wine & Spirits, on Thursday, November 19, for an evening exploring the wines of Burgundy’s Cote de Beaune appellation, and featuring producers from the incompara-ble portfolio of Le Serbet / Selection Becky Wasserman.


Burgundy is the old France, where the past lives in concert with the present. Historic chateaus, miles of straight Roman roads and magnificent churches are a constant reminder of Burgundy's heritage. Burgundy is a land of culture, countryside, fine food and wine. A land where life is relaxed and enjoyed. The area is rich in culture, history, gastronomy and world-famous wines, and is renowned for its warm hospitality and inimitable knack for enjoying life. Familiar names like Beaune, Meursault, Corton-Charlemagne and Montrachet evoke the tradi-tion and "joie de vive" of the region's top wine growers, where love of wine is so much a part of daily life. Passing old honey-colored stone houses and ancient walls along the quiet, winding wine roads, gives the impres-sion of having gone back in time. The vineyards of the Côte de Beaune region, planted upon open, rolling valleys with southeastern exposures, inform Burgundy’s most-stunning Chardonnays as well as a bevy of Pinot Noirs that range in style from open and charming to altogether powerful and profound.


Joining us this evening to share his insights about the wines and the people who make them, is Mr. Robert Wormser of C’Est Vin, whose company is privileged to be importer and distributor for the Le Serbet Portfolio in Washington, DC.


Accompanying the wines is a wonderful menu prepared for us by executive chef Marjorie Meek-Bradley and wine director Danny Fisher of Ripple, in Cleveland Park, DC. Sign-up form, menu and list of wines, as well as more about Becky Wasserman are at link below. We look forward to seeing you at this special wine dinner. Please refer questions or inquiries by email to Todd Ross at Circle Wine & Spirits, or by phone at 202-966-0600.





2008 Jean-Noel Gagnard Cremant de Bourgogne "Grand Lys"



Crudo of Nanny Bay Scallops, Cured Lemon, Winter Radish, Puffed Wild Rice

2011 Hubert Lamy Saint-Aubin 1er Cru "Clos de la Chatteniere" Vieilles Vignes

2011 Comtes Lafon Meursault "Goutte d’Or"



Roast Squab Brest, Wild Mushroom-Stuff Rainbow Chard, Creamy Polenta

2009 Domaine des Croix Beaune 1er Cru "Bressandes"

2011 J.-M. & H. Pavelot Savigny-les-Beaune 1er Cru "Les Dominodes" Vieilles Vignes



Roasted Rack of Lamb, Merguez Sausage, Confit Lemon Potatoes, Tatsoi

2009 Michel Lafarge Volnay 1er Cru "Clos du Chateau des Ducs"

2009 Comte Armand Pommard 1er Cru "Clos des Epeneaux"



Gorgonzola, Gingerbread Pain Perdu, Concord Grape Preserves

2011 Domaine des Croix Corton Grand Cru "Vigne au Saint"




Price Per Person, Inclusive of Tax and Gratuity $200

Day, Date and Time Thursday | November 19, 2015 | 6:30PM - 9:30PM

Location Ripple Restaurant | 3417 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008



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