One night in London - Winemakers dinner CHAMPAGNE BILLECART-SALMON and DOMAINE FOURRIER
We are delighted to announce an unmissable wine dinner hosted by 7th generation and CEO of Champagne Billecart-Salmon, Mathieu Roland-Billecart, along with fourth-generation winemaker at Domaine Fourrier, Jean-Marie Fourrier, on Friday, 5 May 2023 in London. This very special dinner will take place at the three Michelin-star restaurant Hélène Darroze at The Connaught.
Join us for an unforgettable evening of benchmark wines and exquisite seasonal fare. To kick off the evening, Mathieu Billecart will be highlighting the historic 2008 Champagne vintage, along with the prestige cuvée of the house, Nicolas François. Our evening will commence with the 2008 Blanc de Blancs Louis Salmon, followed by a retrospective of Nicolas François, including the premiering of the new 2008 vintage. Wines from the historic 2002 and 1998 vintages, poured from magnums, will also be served, as well as the 2008 Rosé Elisabeth Salmon and a surprise pick from the cellar.
Our tasting menu journey will continue with a remarkable lineup of wines from Domaine Fourrier, one of the most renowned estates in all of the Côte de Nuits. Based in Gevrey-Chambertin, Fourrier wines are known for their concentrated flavor profiles and refined structures, as well as their ability to age in the cellar. Jean-Marie Fourrier will be sharing two wines from the 2017 vintage, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Champeaux and the iconic Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Clos Saint-Jacques, as well as the 2016 Griotte-Chambertin Grand Cru.
Wine lineup:Champagne Billecart-Salmon:. Blanc de Blanc Louis Salmon 2008. Nicolas – François 2008. Nicolas – François 2002 magnum. Nicolas – François 1998 magnum. Rosé Elisabeth Salmon 2008 magnum. surprise bottleDomaine Fourrier:. Gevrey – Chambertin premier Cru Champeaux 2017. Gevrey – Chambertin premier Cru Clos Saint-Jacques 2017. Griotte – Chambertin Grand Cru 2016