Wednesday, April 10, 2013

TvM Wines Trade Show at Auslese

 Muga Rioja, Saint Cosme Gigondas, Pol Roger Champagne and William Fevre Chablis from Great Domaines
 Karen Loubser with a bottle of Silverthorn Jewel Box MCC
 Karen and John were celebrating their 19th wedding anniversary, so the wine was appropriate
John Loubser
Kingklip with tomato compote and mizuna coulis served with Vriesenhof Pinot Noir 2009 & Wagyu beef topside and aubergine involtini with spinach, pomegranate and pumpkin seed salad served with Pinotage 2008 
 Pressed Yellow Pepper & Cucumber Terrine with warm smoked fish served with Kleine Zalze Sauvignon Blanc Family Reserve 2011 & Lamb and aubergine roll with horseradish cream served with Shiraz Family Reserve 2008
 Winemaker RJ Botha at the Kleine Zalze table
 Pan fried Duck Liver with orange zest aroma and grapefruit gelee served with Longridge Chardonnay 2009 & Oxtail Croquettes with red onion and cassis cocktail served with Merlot 2008
 Mount Nelson sommelier Carl Habel
 Beetroot-cured Salmon Trout with tarragon mustard creme fraiche served with Cathy Marshall's Amatra Chenin 2012 & Fried Black Pudding with plum chutney and savoury herb gelee served with Pinot Noir White Label 2011
 Catherine Marshall's wines
 Cured beef fillet set on spicy rhubarb with pistachio oil served with Raats Family Wines Red Jasper 2011 & Seared Ostrich Tartare cherry guavas and red current basting served with Dolomite Cabernet Franc 2011
 A happy gathering of food and wine enthusiasts
 Paupietter of free range chicken and Prawn with leek mousseline served with Silverthorn JewelBox 2009 & Potato-Artichoke Puree with vitello and fried white anchovy served with The Green Man 2009
 Here's looking up at you: John Loubser and Tracy van Maaren
 Good friends - Mike Bampfield-Duggan and Ingrid Motteux
© John & Lynne Ford, Adamastor & Bacchus 2013
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