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Arkendale Wine Society

December 2011 - Gala Dinner

A splendid and delicious meal was cooked and presented by Sharon Braithwaite.

Crémant d'Alsace Mayerling
 France  Pinot Blanc - 12%
£9.95 - The French Wine People
Sparkling, dry white - selected and presented by Alan Stokes as the apertif.
Franschhoek Haute Cabrière - 2010
 South Africa  Chardonnay + Pinot Noir
12.5%
Medium dry white - selected and presented by John Alderson to accompany the starter course (Salmon & Sole Terrine).
Barbera d'Alba lo Zoccolaio Suculé - 2008
 Italy  Barbera - 14%
£9.99 - Majestic
Deep, fruity red - selected and presented by Tim Braithwaite to accompany the main course (Arkendale Beef Olives and seasonal vegetables).
Royal Tokaji Late Harvest - 2009
 Hungary  Furmint, Harslevelu and Muscat de Lunel - 10%
Sweet, rich white - selected and presented by Peter Thorndyke to accompany the dessert course (Tarte Tartin).
Quady's Batch 88 Starboard
 California  Tinta Roriz- 20%
Hefty but smooth "port" - selected and presented by Trevor Rowe to accompany the cheese course (Selection of Cheeses).