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Bistro de Leon Celebrates BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU

 

Bistro de Leon

Celebrates BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU

   Chef Jean-Stephane Poinard and the famed Beaujolais Nouveau wine masters Georges Duboeuf  offer guests a stunning evening and 4-course dinner at the Bistro de Leon, St. Augustine. On Thursday, November 15, 2012 beginning at 5:00pm the bottles are uncorked and the celebration begins.

 

Time:  5:00pm – 10:00pm – there are no ‘seatings’. Make a reservation and join us for the fun!

 

Cost:  $29.95 + tax and gratuity

 

Menu: Mise en Bouche, Appetizer, Entrée, Dessert. Regular ala carte menu will be available too.

 

GIFT: For a table of four guests, Chef Poinard presents you a complimentary bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau. For two guests, a half bottle!

 

Beaujolais Nouveau is a young red wine made from handpicked Gamay grapes grown in the Beaujolais region of France, where the beverage accounts for HALF of the region’s production. While most red wines improve with age, Beaujolais Nouveau is all about freshness. Many producers, including giant Georges Duboeuf, race to deliver the first of the vintage to celebrations throughout France and the world.

 

Under French law, the wine may be released at 12:01am on the third Thursday of November just weeks after the win’s grapes have been harvested. Fermentation is so short that the resulting wine exhibits fruity flavors and light tannins. Beaujolais Nouveau should be consumed right away (or with a year of production) and is best served slightly cooled.

 

Beaujolais Nouveau 2012 Georges Duboeuf description:

Pretty red-crowned violet reflections. It comes with generous aromas, more character and structure than 2011…perhaps more comprehensive and deeper character.

 

Call for reservations!

Bistro de Leon

12 Cathedral Place

St. Augustine, Florida

904-810-2100

www.bistrodeleon.com

Find us on Facebook ‘Le Bistro de Leon’

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