Consumer Burgundy Dinner with Albert Bichot
Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 6:45 PM to 9:15 PM (PDT)
Santa Monica, CA
Burgundy Dinner with Albert Bichot
May 9, 2013
6:45 - 9:15pm
Dinner with Maison Albert Bichot
A very special and rare presentation and tasting with Maison Albert Bichot of Burgundy,
Presented by LearnAboutWine and Josie Restaurant
7:15 - DINNER
An evening tasting of fine burgundy with an emerging story of Albert Bichot - A brand to watch!
Grilled Ham and Gruyère on Brioche
House-Cured Salmon on Rye Toast with Crème Fraîche
Escargots in Garlic Herb Butter
Wild Mushroom Quiche
roasted fingerling potatoes, maitake mushrooms, Chablis beurre blanc
Maple Leaf Farms’ Duck Breast
black barley, fried rapini, sherry sauce
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Dark Chocolate Sauce
(changes are fine for allergies, vegetarian and other needs - advanced notice please)
Brut Blanc Reserve N.V.
Brut Rosé N.V.
2011 Bourgogne Pinot Noir "Vieilles Vignes"
2011 Secret de Famille Pinot Noir
2010 Beaujolais Ch de Jarnioux
2007 Chablis 1er Cru "Les Vaillons"
2008 Chablis 1er Cru "Les Vaillons"
2009 Chablis 1er Cru "Les Vaillons"
2010 Chablis Grand Cru "Les Clos"
2010 Beaune 1er Cru Clos L'Ermitage
2010 Aloxe Corton 1er Cru Clos des Marechaudes Monopole (Very Limited)
2010 Pommard "Clos des Ursulines" Monopole "Domaine du Pavillon"
2010 Gevrey-Chambertin "Les Murots" "Domaine du Clos Frantin"
2009 Clos Vougeot Grand Cru "Domaine du Clos Frantin
Welcome Mr. Nicolas Coullenot
About Domaine Albert Bichot, Burgundy France:
The wine-trading company "Albert Bichot" was founded in 1831 by Bernard Bichot (1750-1850) in Meursault. His son Hyppolyte Bichot (1831-1908) donated Volnay Cuvée Blondeau the vineyard to the Hospices de Beaune, the wine will be auctioned today. In the third generation enlarged Albert Bichot I. (1870-1952) the ownership through the purchase of several small commercial buildings. He moved the headquarters from the wineries and Meursault to Beaune. The company became the largest exporter in the wake of Burgundy wines. Today it is managed by the fifth generation of Alberic Bichot (b. 1964). The company acts as a negociant éleveur, that is, there are grapes purchased from growers and contract markets the wines vinified them under his own name. In addition, acts as Bichot Vigneron (winemakers) and is owned by four renowned wine estates in Burgundy with 100 hectares of vines: * Domaine Adélie (Mercurey) with 4.2 ha * Domaine du Clos Frantin (Nuits-Saint-Georges) with 13 ha * Domaine Long Depaquit (Chablis) with 65 acres - 1791 * founded Domaine du Pavillon (Pommard) with 17 hectares of the whites three weeks refrigerated fermented in tanks in order to preserve the fruitiness. For the reds, the grapes are intact ever mashing fermented for three weeks. For aging in oak barrels and used barrels from Allier Tronçais. The extensive product range includes wines from many famous Burgundian towns with famous Grands Crus (after the church in parenthesis) and Premiers Crus. These are, for example Aloxe-Corton (Les Languettes, Clos des Maréchaudes, Corton-Charlemagne), Chablis (Les Blanchot, Bougros, Les Clos, La Moutonne, Les Preuses, Les Vaudésirs), Chambolle-Musigny, Beaune, Burgundy (Echezeaux, Grands Echezeaux), Gevrey-Chambertin (Chambertin, Charmes-Chambertin, Latricières-Chambertin), Mercurey, Meursault, Monthélie, Morey-Saint-Denis, Montrachet (Bâtard-Montrachet, Criots-Bâtard-Montrachet, Montrachet), Nuits-Saint- Georges, Pommard, Volnay, Vosne-Romanée (Richebourg, Romanée-Saint-Vivant) and Vougeot (Clos de Vougeot).
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