Tuesday, December 7, 2010

L'Angevin/ Pierson-Meyer Wine Dinner at ESS on December 28th

I can’t think of a more apt holiday treat than to have a wine dinner a couple of days after Christmas. Just when the boxes are out and the turkey leftovers are waning you can walk out the front door announcing to your in-laws that you are going to have a nice dinner at that fun new midtown restaurant run by that guy with one eyebrow.

It will be a great night with great food and great wine. Two Yountville wineries will be featured and both are very highly regarded. L’Angevin is a lauded outfit with Burgundian focus showing some stellar chardonnays and wonderful pinot noirs. Pierson Meyer has a wonderful array of wines and we’ll be featuring their pinot noir, chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon. The really wonderful kicker is that the co-owner and winemaker for both wineries is Robbie Meyer, a lauded cellar master who spent years at Peter Michael Winery and is a native of Marietta, GA.

Come on by. It’ll be a great dinner to showcase some very sought-after wines from two wonderful wineries.


hamachi sashimi with pineapple, pickled sunchoke, mizuna and ponzu

2008 l’Angevin Chardonnay, Russian River

2008 Pierson Meyer Chardonnay, “Charles Heintz Vineyard”, Sonoma


frisee with pulled and crisped duck confit, pullet egg, persimmon and verjus vinaigrette

2008 l’Angevin Pinot Noir, Russian River


poached skate with pinot emulsion, cabbage, capers and pinenuts

2008 Pierson Meyer Pinot Noir, “Sonoma State”, Sonoma


Jamison Farm lamb leg with saffron stewed chickpeas, tomatoes and olives

2007 Pierson Meyer Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa


Banana Pudding

Empire State South Wine Dinner

L’Angevin Wines/ Pierson-Meyer

December 28th, 2010

6:30 PM beginning

with winemaker Robbie Meyer in attendance

$120 per person plus tax and tip

call ESS at 404-541-1105 for Reservations

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