Past Events

Société Mondiale du Vin: October 2014 Tasting Event at Acadia — Event Menu

Wine Workshop 101
Tasting Core Grape Varietals

With
Robert B. Bansberg
Jean Banchet Award Winner:
Chicago’s Best Sommelier 2009

Whites

Chardonnay – Terlato Vineyards (Sonoma) 2013
Sauvignon Blanc – Loveblock (New Zealand) 2013
Riesling – S.A. Prum Essence (Germany) 2013

Reds

Cabernet Sauvignon – Lapostolle Cuvée Alexandre (Chile) 2011
Merlot – Rust En Vrede (South Africa) 2012
Pinot Noir – Sanford (Santa Barbara) 2012
Syrah/Shiraz – Terlato & Chapoutier L Block (Australia) 2009
Zinfandel – Federalist (Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma) 2011

Dinner Menu

Hors D’ Oeuvres
“Lobster Roll”
Oyster, Caviar, Cream
Pig Heart Tartare
Duck “Crouton,” Gribiche
Butternut Squash, Hoja Santa, Endive, Root Beer
Champagne Pierre Moncuit Brut Millésimé
Grand Cru Blanc De Blancs 2004

1st
New Bedford Scallop
Mastic, Pine Nut, Parsley, Celery Root Purée, Orange, Salsify
Domaine Du Comte Liger-Belair Puligny-Montrachet
“Sous Le Puits” 1er Cru 2005

2nd
Chicken Skin “Crackers”

3rd
Squab
Anson Mills Grits, Celery, Green Peppercorn Truffle Jus

4th
Tagliatelle With White Truffles

5th
Veal Sweetbreads
Apple, Chestnut, Bacon, Brown Butter Crème Fraîche
Domaine Des Perdrix Nuits-Saint-Georges
“Aux Perdrix” 1er Cru 1996

6th
Painted Hills Ribeye
Potato Pavé, Coffee, Soy Milk, Cardamom
Château Calon-Ségur Saint-Estèphe 1989
Château Lynch-Bages Pauillac 1985

7th
Pre-Dessert: Apple Sorbet, Pickled Fennel, Pain D’ Epices
Dessert: Honey Parfait, Almond Dacquoise, Vin Santo, Concord Grape Sorbet
Château Rabaud-Promis Sauternes 1997

Coffee

Ryan Mccaskey
Chef-Proprietor

Tyrone Redic
General Manager

Ji Yoon
Pastry Chef

Tristan Pitre
Sommelier