Abacus – Veuve Clicquot Wine Dinner?with Meghan Pulley
November 16th, 2017
You won’t want to miss the November 16th Wine Dinner at Abacus. The evening will be an outstanding one as we celebrate the holiday season with VEUVE CLICQUOT! Chef Chris Patrick has been looking forward to this seasonal menu which will feature Liver Pate, Pheasant Roulade, Maine Lobster, Smoked Veal Prime Rib and of course, VEUVE CLICQUOT. What more festive way to start the holidays?
Veuve Clicquot is a French Champagne house based in Reims, specializing in premium products. Founded in 1772 by Philippe Clicquot-Muiron, Veuve Clicquot played an important role in establishing champagne as a favored drink of haute bourgeoisie and nobility throughout Europe.
Veuve Clicquot is featured in several films including Casablanca and Babette’s Feast.
Veuve Clicquot is mentioned in Downton Abbey Series 6, Episode 1.
Veuve Clicquot is mentioned as having been consumed by the fictional British Secret Service operative, James Bond (written by Ian Fleming). Bond drank Clicquot, Veuve Clicquot, and Veuve Clicquot Rosé in at least three of the original novels: Casino Royale, Diamonds Are Forever, and Thunderball.
In Gore Vidal‘s historical novel Lincoln, a prostitute serves U.S. President Abraham Lincoln‘s personal secretary John Hay Veuve Clicquot at a bordello—where it is known as “the Widow”—on Inauguration night, March 4, 1861.
In July 2008 an unopened bottle of Veuve Clicquot was discovered inside a sideboard in Torosay Castle, Isle of Mull, Scotland. The 1893 bottle was in mint condition, having been kept in the dark, and was the oldest bottle known to exist. It is now on display at the Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin visitor centre in Reims and is regarded as priceless.
PASSED?Pickle Point Oyster, Champagne Mignonette, Crème Fraîche Air, Apple Pearls, Cobb Creek Chicken Liver PÂtÉ, Charred Grape, Grilled Sourdough
Veuve Clicquot, Yellow Label, Brut
Macfarlane Pheasant Roulade, Confit Leg, Foie Gras Butter, Pork Lace, Spiced Pumpkin Puree, Cranberry, Pistachio Granola
Veuve Clicquot, Brut Rose
Crispy Slow Cooked Berkshire Pork Belly, Poached Maine Lobster, Parsnip Puree, Enoki Mushroom, Currant – Pedro Jimenez Nectar
Veuve Clicquot, Vintage Brut 2008
Lightly Smoked Veal Prime Rib, Tallegio Polenta, Pine Nut Gremolata, Mustang Grape – Port Reduction
Veuve Clicquot, La Grande Dame, Rose 2006
Mille Feuille, Camembert Cream, Compressed Peaches, Gooseberry, Raspberry Reduction
Veuve Clicquot, Demi-Sec
$250 per person (Inclusive of Sales Tax & Gratuity)
Advance Ticket Purchase Required
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