Château Pontet-Canet Wine Dinner

Start the year with an evening of superlative Bordeaux wine from Château Pontet-Canet.

Situated to the north of the French village of Pauillac, the winery can trace its origins to the 18th century and was one of the few producers to be selected for Napoleon III’s famous classification of 1855.

But it was Château Pontet-Canet’s purchase by cognac merchant Guy Tesseron in 1975 that led to its celebrated status today.

At this first wine dinner of the year, Guy Tesseron's grandson, Noé, will appear online along with brand agent Arnaud Paulin to explain the history of the winery, its move to biodynamic farming and the evening's lineup of impressive wines, including its 2010 vintage, which received a 100-point rating from critic Robert Parker.

Staying true to Tesseron's roots, the dinner will conclude with a widely praised 50-year-old cognac.


Foie Gras Omelet                                                                                                                                             
chorizo, pine nuts, micro basil, orange zest
Chassenay d’Arce Brut, Champagne

Garlic-Infused Tuna Confit                                                                                                                       
braised burdock root, olive tapenade, sun-dried tomato, balsamic reduction
2013 Château Pontet-Canet, Pauillac, Bordeaux

Lightly Seared Lavender-Spiced Lamb                                                                                                         
braised heirloom beans, bacon, wild arugula, parmesan
2003 Château Pontet-Canet, Pauillac, Bordeaux

Smoked Snake River Farms Beef Strip Loin                                                                                          
potato and celery root gratin, bordelaise sauce, blue cheese and bacon aïoli
2008 Château Pontet-Canet, Pauillac, Bordeaux
2010 Château Pontet-Canet, Pauillac, Bordeaux

Chaumes, Walnut and Prune Roulade
crispy jamon serrano, grissini  
Tesseron Lot No 53 XO Perfection Cognac

  • Limit: one guest per membership

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