Friday, September 3, 2010

Wine Dinner with Louis-Fabrice LaTour at Empire State South

Sept. 14th, 2010, 7:00 pm.

Louis Latour is one of the biggest names in French wine, and has been for a long time. The original Louis is long gone, but Louis-Fabrice Latour--the current heir to the name and the domain--will be joining us to pour a wide selection of Latour wines. We'll start out by the bocce court, tasting a number of wines from the 2008 vintage, and then we'll head inside to have dinner. For dinner we are featuring some older vintages of wines from the tasting, including two of the jewels in Latour's cap, the Grand Crus of Corton-Charlemagne and Corton-Grancey. Should be fun.


Southern Snackies by the bocce court

Cremant de Bourgogne, Simmonet-Febvre, NV

A tasting of selections from Louis Latour’s 2008 vintage


Crisp Flounder with shrimp & hominy stew and lemon emulsion

Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru, Louis Latour, ‘Sous le Puits’, 2005


Lobster Risotto with charred leeks and boiled peanuts

Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru, Louis Latour, 2005


Burgundy-braised veal cheeks with succotash and fried quail egg

Volnay 1er Cru, Louis Latour, ‘en Chevret’, 2002

Corton-Grancey Grand Cru, Louis Latour, 2003


Lemon chess pie with warm stewed blueberries and whipped cream

Cremant de Bourgogne Rosé, Simmonet-Febre, NV

$125 per person.

Seating is limited.

Call Empire State South at 404-541-1105 or email for reservations.

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