Alain Gousse, head sommelier of our Albert 1er gastronomic restaurant will be delighted to share with you his passion for wine. He proposes a monthly meeting of one or several wine makers, in which they share their know-how and allow you to discover their best wines through a tasting. The morning wine tasting session is followed by a gastronomic lunch in the Albert 1er restaurant with the elaboration of a special menu in accordance with the winemaker’s wines, who will take pleasure in joining you at the table.
Wine Tasting Lunches
This month, we are pleased to introduce Mr. Bernard Magrez’s wines.
Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September 2017
Born in Bordeaux, Bernard Magrez is a self-taught man. In 1960, his passion for the wine appeared after joining a famous Bordeaux wine house. He began his career as a wine trader. Then, he immersed himself in books and set the target to gain real skills and earn his legitimacy.
In the 1980’s, he purchased the prestigious vineyard ‘Château Pape Clément, the’ Château Fombrauge’ in 1999, and the ‘Château La Tour Carnet, and then 18 others renowned vineyards of Bordeaux, also including Clos Haut-Peyraguey. In total : 40 properties and more than 1000 hectares of vineyard in the world, more recently the ‘Château Les Grands Chênes, Cru Bourgeois in Médoc.
Bernard Magrez works historically in collaboration with the French oenologist Michel Rolland since 1990. He received a mark of 100/100 for a ‘Château Pape Clément white 2009 grand cru of Pessac-léognan awarded by the famous American critic Robert Parker. The following year, it’s the red wine which obtains the same consecration for the 2014 vintage.
The morning tasting session is followed by a gastronomic lunch in the Albert 1er restaurant. Pierre proposes you a menu elaborated match perfectly with the Wines of the domain. The winemaker will take pleasure in joining you at the table.
Detailed program is coming soon :
Wines for the tasting, menu served & wines accorded
The price for the wine tasting and the gastronomic lunch is 95 €uro per person.
The lunchtime menu only including wine, water and coffee is 70 €uro per person.
Some practical information :
Next winetasting lunches:
Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th October 2017 - Billecart Salmon Champagne
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The wine tasting takes place at 10.30am in our new room ‘ Le Fenil ‘.
We ask you to join us about 15 minutes before the start of the wine tasting.
It will be followed by lunch at the gastronomic restaurant 'Albert 1er' at 12:00 noon.
We wish to inform you that it is not possible to sign up solely for the wine tasting, however you are welcome to sign up just for the lunch, which will end around 3.00pm.
N.B. In order to guarantee your reservation, we ask you your credit card details (long number, expiration date and security code).
In case of cancellation 48 hours prior to the wine tasting concerned, the value of the wine tasting lunch per cancelled person will be charged, except if we manage to find somebody to replace you.
Thank you for your understanding.
We are already at your disposal for any reservation requests.
You can contact us for information and availability at: email@example.com
Please feel free to reserve as of now, so as not to miss out on these exceptional meetings at the Albert 1er.