October 25 - Fête du Bordeaux Dinner
Join Herons for the 2012 Fête du Bordeaux dinner on October 25. This exclusive dinner will introduce the heads of three of the top Médoc chậteaux and their current release, the highly lauded 2010 vintage, along with the 2011 Blanc de Lynch Bages and select older vintages. Dinner guests will sample these extraordinary wines paired with a menu by Herons’ award-winning culinary team.
Guests of honor include:
Anthony Barton of Ch. Léoville Barton and Ch. Langoa Barton
Jean-Charles Cazes of Ch. Lynch Bages and Ch. Les Ormes de Pez
Hervé Berland of Ch. Montrose and Ch. Tronquoy Lalande
The reception will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:15 p.m. Seats are $185 per person, not including tax or gratuity. Advance reservations are required by calling 919.447.4000.
Fête du Bordeaux Menu:
Loup de Mer
Rock Crab, Baby Fennel, Buttered Citrus, Petit Herbs
Foie Gras Pudding, Pine Barley Risotto, Candied Bacon
Quinoa, Smoked Dates, Trumpet Mushrooms, Currant Jus
Saint André, Mimolette, Compte
Pear-Onion Marmalade, Hazelnut Brittle, Jambon de Bayonne
Apple Tart Tatin
Honeycomb Ice Cream, Gold Raisin Caramel, Thyme Walnuts