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La Rioja Alta Wine Dinner – February 24th 2015

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alta For a full write up of this evening please see Discovering the wines of La Rioja Alta  from the lovely Emma Symington of Wine Australia

 Our host on the evening was  La Rioja Alta’s export manager , the charismatic Francisco Corpas. See below for the menu and wine selection –

 

 

 

 

Starter
Tuna carpaccio, radish & sesame dressing, micro cress
Main
Roasted loin of Welsh lamb, slow cooked lamb croquettes, cavolo nero with rosemary jus
Dessert
Chocolate Brownie  and Mandarin posset

Wines
Champagne Lacourte-Godbillon Premier Cru Brut NV
Champagne Vazart Coquart, Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Chouilly Extra Brut NV
Albariño 2013 Lagar de Cervera, Rias Baixas
Aster Reserva 2001, Ribera del Duero
Vina Arana Reserva 2006
Viña Alberdi Reserva 2008
Viña Ardanza Reserva 2005
Gran Reserva 904 2004 
Gran Reserva 890 2001

 

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