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Neptune Wine Cellar Dinner at Bello
Featuring the Brillliant 200 Vintage of Red Bordeaux
Thursday, November 17th at 6:00pm
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The 2000 Bordeaux vintage is legendary. The harvest was conducted in perfect weather to the delight of vintners and harvesters everywhere. For most vintners, the 2000 Bordeaux harvest was finished by October 10. The moment the grapes were picked, the owners knew 2000 Bordeaux wine would be special. At the time, several chateaux recorded the highest levels of tannin and extract in their history.

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2000 Bordeaux wine continues to hold on to its legendary status. It’s important to keep in mind, 2000 Bordeaux wine was the first perfect vintage for both banks in a decade. Many chateaux in the smaller Bordeaux, satellite appellations also produced some of the best wines of their career. 2000 Bordeaux wine was great from top to bottom. For that reason, 2000 Bordeaux was expensive the day it was first offered. Yet even though 2000 Bordeaux was the most expensive vintage ever offered as a future in its day, prices have continued climbing.

This dinner will be a comparison of two appellations from the Left and Right banks – Margaux and St. Emilion.  The wines selected for this special dinner have been cellared at Peter Neptune MS's personal cellar since they were purchased on release.

First Course

Hokkaido Scallop Crudo, Toasted Rice "Water", Caviar, Pineapple Oil

2015 Ch. Carbonnieux Grand Cru Classé de Graves Pessac Leognan Blanc

 

Second Course

Beef Tartare, Horseradish Buttermilk & Egg Emulsion, Chive, Mustard

2000 Chateau Valandraud St. Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé

 

Third Course

Duck Confit, Charred Preserved Jimmy Nardellos, Braised Lentil

2000 Ch. Prieure-Lichine 4eme Grand Cru Classé Margaux

 

Fourth Course

Beef Strip, Gorgonzola Salt, Charred Whipped Potato

2000 Chateau L’Angelus St. Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé

 

Fifth Course

26 Month Beemster Cheese, Black Truffle

2000 Ch. Giscours 3eme Grand Cru Classé Margaux

The cost of this exclusive event at Bello is $395 per person, INCLUDING tax and tip. 

Limited to 20 people. To buy tickets please click the button below.
Please note that there are no refunds or exchanges.
Due to the unique nature of this event Bello is unable to offer menu substitutions or alterations.

Bello by Sandro Nardone

1200 Bison Ave C2, Newport Beach, CA 92660

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