BY CK Lam

‘Bordeaux Rendezvous’ 2013  is a wine dinner organized by French wine merchants Barriere Freres in conjunction with their local importer The Wine Shop. Held at E&O Hotel’s brand new Victory Annex, the event attended by wine connoisseurs, hospitality professionals and media started with the Master Class of 2010 vintages, followed by a Wine Dinner.

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The event designed to promote French wines in Asia showcased many different styles which Bordeaux produces, with some prestigious labels.

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   Bordeaux Rendez Vous 2013 @ Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang by what2seeonline.com

Guests at the wine dinner were treated to the Conti Neri-Prosecco, a sparkling white wine before heading to the ballroom where Bordeoux wines from many vintages were available for tasting.

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Bordeaux Rendez Vous 2013 @ Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang by what2seeonline.com

 

Wine producers from each chateau introduced their wines. There were wonderful whites and superb red wines, with Château Lagrange 2003 (RM470), Château Lascombes-Margaux 2001 (RM590), Château Haut Bailly-Pessac-Léognan 2003(RM530) and the highly priced Chateau Leoville Poyferre 2001 (Rm1010.00).

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Guests enjoyed the wine with food designed by Executive Chef Petr Feher. Served buffet-style, the savory and sweet delicacies came with different composition of ingredients.

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It was a memorable night, with a Yum Seng Toast which had everyone shouting on top of their voice. YuuuuummmmmSeng to a  flavorful Bordeaux tasting experience!!!

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* Many thanks to Eastern and Oriental (E&O) Hotel Penang for laying on this invitation.

 

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