Thursday, 22 July 2010

Jancis Robinson's Gastronomic Weekend

We mentioned in Les Soeurs Anglaises' latest newsletter that, for those interested in good food and drink, we would copy a list of the menus and wine that were served last weekend at the Gastronomic Extravaganza we held with Jancis Robinson, and her restaurant critic husband, Nick Lander, here last weekend (see To quote Jancis, "Last weekend Nick and I had the pleasure of sharing a weekend of very senior wines in the Dordogne in aid of the Cambodian Children's Fund, courtesy of our hosts Mike and Katie Armitage and the generous winning bidder, Purple pager François Feuillat ... and his partner Jean Paul . We were all looked after superbly."

So here goes (and be prepared to eat your heart out connoisseurs):

Salt-baked Fresh Salmon
Champange Vilmart, cuvee Creation 1995
Pol Roger, Brut 1990
Bollinger RD 1988
Lanson Brut Magnum 1976
Chanoine, Cuvée Marie Leczinska 1964 Champagne

Tomato Salad
New Potatoes

Fresh Strawberries
Ch Tirecul la Graviere 1999
Ch Tirecul cuvee Madame 1998

Papillote de Merlu, Aioli et Tapenade Noir
Meursault les Charrons 2001
Michel Bouzereau
Corton Charlemagne 1995

Canette Roti
Sauce Abricots
Pommes de Terre Nouvelles a la Menthe
Corton Clos de la Vigne au Saint 1964
Louis Latour
Romanee St Vivant 1964
Haricots Verts
Dom. Marey Monge
Bonnes Mares 1959
FB Hasenklever

Plateau de Quatre Fromages de Chevre
Grands Echezeaux 1959
LB Corney & Barrow

Tarte au Citron
Vin de Constance 1991


Toasts with Stilton, Smoked Salmon and Foie Gras

Maximin Grunhauser

Abstberg Riesling Auslese 1990 von Schubert

Clos St Hune Riesling 1989 VT Trimbach
Clos Jebsal TPG VT 1989 Zind Humbrecht

Slow Roasted Lamb
Celeriac & Potato Mash
Smoked Aubergines
Ch Lafite , 1ere cru,1973 (Magnum)
Ch Giscours, 3eme cru, 1970 Margaux
Ch Ducru Beaucaillou, 2eme cru, 1966 LB

Selection of Cheese with green salad
Ch La Clotte 1949 St Emilion
Ch Ducru Beaucaillou, 2eme cru, 1920

Apple Tart & Peach Tart
Massandra Black Muscat 1932

"THANK YOU BOTH...So much for looking after Nick, myself, in fact all of us so superbly over the weekend. Not only were the food and wines delicious, we really enjoyed everything we SAW. Thoroughly appreciated every detail, inc. bedlinen, pictures, garden,etc etc. We were so delighted to play a tiny part in helping the Cambodian Children's Fund."

Jancis Robinson

1 comment:

  1. mouth watered just reading those menus.
    what a spectacular weekend it must have been....