2008 Touraine Sauvignon, Domaine du Clos Roussely, Vincent Roussely
The Roussely Sauvignon was liked very much.
2004 ‘Pur Sang’ Pouilly-Fumé, Didier Dagueneau
Pur Sang was good but we felt it needed a bit longer in magnum
1995 Savennières Roche aux Moines, Mme Laroche
Savennières was rather typical of the Laroche style
1997 Saumur Blanc ‘Insolite’, Domaine des Roches Neuves, Thierry Germain
Insolite 97 showing well - well balanced and lovely maturing Chenin
Salmon ravioli with baby spinach & pea veloute
We also showed an extra red - 2001 Marginale, Saumur-Champigny, Domaine des Roches Neuves, Thierry Germain, which was quite tight on opening but developed well in the glass and worked well with the lamb.
1989 Chinon, Domaine de la Perrière, Christophe and Jean Baudry
2001 Chinon Vieilles Vignes, Philippe Alliet
1982 Bourgueil Pierre-Jacques Druet
Roast saddle of Suffolk lamb
Fondant potatoes, babycarrots
French beans, red wine jus
1990 Vouvray Moelleux, Domaine des Aubuisières ‘Cuvée Alexandre’, Bernard Fouquet
This 1990 Vouvray from Fouquet was simply stunning! Rich, beautifully balanced and drinking superbly.
Strathdon Blue Cheese
Lemon curd tart with Chegworth Valley mixed berries