Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Oval Room Hosts Four-Course Wine Dinner with Le Cadeau Vineyard

From our friends at The Oval Room...

The Oval Room invites guests to come celebrate one of Oregon’s finest wineries, Le Cadeau Vineyard, on April 28th at 6:30 PM. Le Cadeau Vineyard, started by husband and wife team Deb and Tom Mortimer, is located in the southern tip of Parrett Mountain, near Newberg, Oregon, and is dedicated to creating rich, fragrant wines. The experience is priced at $150 per person (all inclusive) and guests will enjoy Executive Chef John Melfi’s four-course feast while Sommelier Alek Ajder will orchestrate pairings of Le Cadeau’s Pinot Noir “Cote Est”, Pinot Noir “Equinoxe”, Pinot Noir “Diversit√©” and wines from their second label, Aubichon including the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir “Reserve.” The full menu is posted below.

WHEN:  Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 at 6:30 PM. Limited seating is available and reservations are required.

WHERE:  The Oval Room is located at 800 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20006; Phone (202) 463-8700;

WHY:  Le Cadeau Vineyard is located on the southern tip of Parrett Mountain, near Newberg, OR in the Dundee Hills, and is known as "the rockiest vineyard in Oregon." Unique combinations of clones, soils, and aspect from each section of this estate vineyard provide the fruit for the wines, each individually made by a specifically chosen winemaker. The result is a diverse but unified collection of exceptional Oregon wines that showcase the diversity of Le Cadeau Vineyard and the varietal nuances of Pinot Noir.

First Course:
Hamachi Crudo
Buddha’s Hand, Lipstick Radish and Coriander Blooms
2012 Aubichon Chardonnay

Second Course:
House-Made Pappardelle
Rabbit Ragout, English Peas and Chanterelle Mushrooms
2012 Le Cadeau Pinot Noir “Cote Est”
2012 Le Cadeau Pinot Noir “Equinoxe”

Third Course:
Pan Roasted Venison
Smoked Avocado Puree, Honey Cap Mushrooms, Strawberry and Rhubarb
2012 Aubichon Pinot Noir “Reserve”

Fourth Course:
Roquefort-Crusted Goat Cheese
Wild Cherry, Sicilian Pistachios and Brioche Tuile
2012 Le Cadeau Pinot Noir “Diversit√©”
Library Vintage Le Cadeau Pinot Noir “Diversit√©