Waterleaf Wine Dinner On October 24 Features Perrin Family Rhone Wines
Waterleaf Restaurant, 425 Fawell Boulevard in Glen Ellyn, Illinois (telephone 630-942-6881) will host a special wine dinner featuring Perrin Family (Famille Perrin) Rhone wines, including their Beaucastel, Famille Perrin and Tablas Creek wines, at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 24. The four-course dinner will include dishes from the new fall menu prepared by Executive Chef Nadia Tilkian. The price is $85 per person, plus tax and gratuities.
The Wine Dinner begins with a Champagne reception, followed by a first course of Warm Brie Flan with upland cress, poached pear, hazelnuts and Champagne vinaigrette paired with a 2012 Famille Perrin Reserve Blanc, Cotes du Rhone Valley. The second course features Petite Bouillabaisse with lobster, mussels, halibut, fennel saffron broth, crouton and rouille, paired with a 2010 Tablas Creek Vineyard, Esprit de Beaucastel, Paso Robles. The third course is Braised Beef Short Rib with crisp-potato galette, asparagus roulade and porcini jus, paired with a 2010 Coudoulet de Beaucastel, Cotes du Rhone Valley and 2010 Ch�teau de Beaucastel, Chateauneuf-du-Pape. The finale is a Chocolate-Espresso Cake, with chocolate ganache and shaved almond brickle.
About Perrin Family Wines
The Perrin Family is the leading organic wine grower of the Southern Rhone Valley. With numerous vineyards in the Rh�ne region's finest wine growing lands including Cairanne, Jonquieres, Valreas, Vaison la Romaine, Gard, Gigondas, Clos du Chateau, Beaucastel, and Sarrians, Famille Perrin produces a wide-ranging collection of blends made from Grenache, Syrah, Marsanne, Roussanne, Bourboulene, Ugni Blanc, Vermentino, Viognier, Cinsault, Mourv�dre, Muscat, Rolle, Carignan and Clairette grapes. The result is a well-deserved worldwide reputation for excellence.
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