A Taste of Medoc

April 19th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “A Taste of Medoc”

Cap Maison presents an evening to celebrate fine food and wine at The Cliff at Cap Restaurant and invites you to join us for a small gathering and a superb dinner paired with some exceptional wines from the Medoc.

On Saturday 27th January 2108we’ll discover some outstanding wines from Medoc, accompanied by a five course tasting menu prepared by Caribbean Chef of the Year, Craig Jones. The wines chosen for pairing are the selections of Erwan Fleugal of Chateau Brillette and Laurent Mery, estate manager from Château Lamothe-Bergeron, who will join us for this special dinner and introduce their wines in person.

Guests welcomed at The Cliff at Cap-Gin & Mixers

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“Fish & Chips” Garlic Aioli

Crispy Duck Confit croquettes, Duck Prosciutto, Griottines & Almonds

Paired with Chateau Lamothe Bergeron 2014, Haut Medoc, Bordeaux

Roast Lamb Torchon, Wild mushroom risotto

Paired with Chateau Haut Brillette 2012, Moulis, Bordeaux

Beef fillet with braised Oxtail, textures of onion.

Paired with Chateau Brillette 2006, Moulis, Bordeaux &

Chateau Brillette 2009, Moulis, Bordeaux

Coffee & Doughnuts

Paired with Aged Solera Rum Punch

About Chateau Brillette

Chateau Brillette is one of the most highly reputed vineyards of Moulis-en-Médoc. The estate boasts 100 continuous hectares, with 40 ha of vines classified appellation d’origine controlé. Among the oldest vineyards in the Médoc region, Chateau Brillette entered into the possession of the Flageul family in 1976 after belonging to the Comte du Perier de Larsan and his family for a century. From grandmother to son to grandson, a passion for winemaking has inspired 3 generations of the Flageul family to implement new processes and techniques to improve winemaking and produce the highest-quality wines. The year 2000 also saw the inauguration of a tasting room overlooking Chateau Brillettes breathtaking expanse of vines.

About Château Lamothe-Bergeron

Château Lamothe-Bergeron is continuing the adventure which began in the 18th and 19th centuries with renewed ambition. The Château owes part of its name to one if its early owners, Jacques de Bergeron, a famous 18th century agronomist. Deemed to be one of the leading Cru Bourgeois Supérieur wines of the 19th century, a status retained today, Lamothe-Bergeron has always been a benchmark Haut-Médoc wine. Nestling between the terroirs of Margaux and Saint-Julien, Lamothe-Bergeron forms part of the closed circle of châteaux “with a river view”, in other words those occupying the best gravels left by the Gironde estuary. This magical soil warms the grapes, provides perfect drainage and produces grapes with finesse… All year round, no effort is spared to ensure that the vines enjoy ideal conditions: rigorous pruning, de-budding, grass planting to suit each vineyard, leaf stripping, green harvesting etc. Each operation is also planned so as to be plant-friendly and environmentally-friendly. The grapes are rigorously sorted and then carefully carried to the vats. The château has two fermenting rooms, in stainless steel and cement, and winemaking processes  are adapted to the individual plot. The best oak barrels are carefully selected for the immense wine barrel store. The wine will spend 12 to 18 months there, depending upon the vintage.

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