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RSVP Now: Summer Wine Party Wednesday Night! Wine and Food Pairing Posted, Highly Rated Wines at Chinook

From: Stacey
Sent on: Sunday, August 7, 2011 10:04 AM

 Our event is in three days and the wine and food pairing posted!  SIGNUP NOW for our August wine party at Chinook Tavern with Aurelie Botton, National Trade and Wine Education Manager Chateau de Sancerre (France)  and Lapostolle Wines (Chile), a part of the Moet Hennessey Portfolio of wineries.   We will be tasting wines from both of these vineyards.  The highly rated wines are listed below.

Event Link on Meetup:

Wednesday August 10, 2011    Aurelie Botton  who will be visiting us from the Moet Henessey wine division    will be talking about these wineries, the different styles of  "old world" France and "new world" Chile.   We will have the first wine party at the NEW Chinook Tavern, just off the light rail in the DTC across from the Palazzo and the Landmark.  I had the grand tour and it's ten times the original Chinook, a beautiful interior.

Payment Link    (All tickets are advance payment only!) 8/3/11 50% of the tickets have been sold

 When: Wednesday August 10, 2011 at 6:00 PM

Where:  Chinook Chinook Tavern   6830 S Fiddlers Green Circle   Englewood, CO   80111   DTC  Orchard stop, just up the stairs from the light rail stop! 

Crowd: Mostly Young/Mid Professionals late 20's through late 40's/ early 50's

Cost:  $27.99  includes tax and tip (Wine Party Only)    

Dress: Business/Dressy Casual to Business/Dress to Impress


     New World

Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Syrah 2007 Chile  91 Wine Specatator, 90 Wine Enthusiast

Lapostolle Casa Carmenere 2009  Chile (This is a new release-2008 had a Wine Enthusiast rating of 91)

Nice article in Food and Wine Magazine Online:

    Old World

Chateau Sancerre Rouge 2007 Pinot Noir Sancerre France

Château de Sancerre Blanc 2009  Sancerre France  (New Release-2008 Wine Spectator 88)

This is a really good article about Chateau Sancerre

Wine and Food Pairing:    

Chateau Sancerre, Sauvignon Blanc, France   Paired with ~   Almond Crusted Shrimp Cakes   Roasted sweet red pepper sauce and micro greens

Chateau de Sancerre rouge Pinot Noir 2007, France   Paired with ~Classic Veal Jaeger Schnitzel  Spaetzle, and wild mushroom cream sauce

Cuvee Alexandre Syrah 2007, Chile  Paired with ~ Grilled Kobe Tri Tip Steak Balsamic marinated, with demi glace, heirloom tomatoes, asparagus and Grbmolata

Casa Carmenere 2009, Chile   Paired with ~ Duck Confit Pizza Sake hoisin glaze, port wine poached pears, scallions, hot pepper drizzle and brie

This event will sell out as with our guest, two wineries  (New World and Old World) and everyone wants to check out the new Chinook!  



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