Olivier Merlin Tasting Dinner

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  Mâconnais Tasting Dinner – £59.50

On Monday June 17th, Olivier Merlin, who has a long history with our wine list,  will be at the Cherwell Boathouse to show you 6 of his wines. These wines will be pair with a lighter 3 course meal prepared by Head Chef Paul Bell & team…

Olivier Merlin is widely regarded as being one of the very finest wine makers in the Mâconnais. He and his wife Corinne began in 1987 by renting 4.5ha. Since then he has been buying the property in stages as well as adding new vineyards such as St Véran (in 1994 & 1996). In September 1997 Olivier took out a  negociants’ licence in order to be able to make some Pouilly Fuissé, since land in this appellation is neither available to buy nor to rent.

He has established a reputation as one of the region’s most dynamic growers, a reference point for the Mâconnais. The whites demonstrate Olivier’s exceptional winemaking talents from lowly appellations. They are frequently taken for Côte d’Or wines if tasted blind.

 

 

About Olivier Merlin

 

Monday 17th June 2019

7pm for 7:30pm

Macon ‘La Roche Vineuse’ VV, 2016
Canapés
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Macon ‘Les Cras’, 2016
Vs
St Véran, Le Grand Bussière, 2016

Marinated octopus salad
orange, chilli & cucumber

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Pouilly-Fuissé, Sur La Roche, 2016
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Pouilly-Fuissé, Clos des Quarts, 2017

Grilled seabream fillet
sautéed potatoes, fennel & mint slaw, salsa verde 

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Moulin a Vent,  La Rochelle, 2016

Milk chocolate mousse
macerated strawberry, strawberry crisp 

Date/Time

Monday 17th June 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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