July Wine in the Wind

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July Wine in the Wind
July 13, 2014 2:00 pm
July 13, 2014 5:00 pm
Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Hotel
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80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD, 21401, United States
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Wine in the Wind France

Celebrate Bastille Day one day early!

Join us for a three hour sail around the Bay sampling wonderful wines from France.  A representative from the wineries will introduce you to these special wines. This will be a relaxing sail including afternoon hors d’oeuvres, soft drinks and four samples of wine. Depart Annapolis at 2:00pm, return at 5:00pm.

Price: $99 per person. Maximum 35 guests.

Exploring French Wines: 

2012 Chateau Recougne White Bourdeaux.
75% Semilion, 25% Sauvignon Blanc
A crisp unoaked blend from a small family estate on the Right Bank of Boedeaux. The wine offers aromas of apples and grapefruit with a smooth slightly creamy texture. A beautiful example of a White Bordeaux.

2012 E. Guigal CDR Rose, Rhone.
A blend of Grenahe, Cinsualt, Mourvèdre and Syrah
A plush wine with good depth and bold plump citrus fruit and red berry flavors. A refreshing dry peppery finish.

2010 E. Guigal Cote Du Rhone, Red.
A Blend of Syrah and. Grenache
A very structured, rich and complex wine. This wine is aged for a full two years which sets it apart from other Cote Du Rhones. The family never releases a wine until they think it can be enjoyed.

2010 Chateau Recougne Red, Bordeaux
77% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Franc, 9% Cabernet Sauvignon
This estate has produced wines for more than 400 year.the name is said to have come from King Henri IV in the early 17th century in “Recognition” of the quality of the wines.

Food Pairings to go along with the Wine Samples (3 oz. pour) 

Phyllo Cup Filled w/ Camenbert and Roasted Porcini Mushroom
Herbed Profiterole Filled w/ Duck Mousse
Coq au Vin Cup w/ Wine Marinade
Classic Quiche Lorraine (Gruyere and Bacon)

Buffet to be served after Tasting:

French Cheeses, Pate, Baguettes
Pissaladiere (Caramelized Onions on Flatbread)
Belgian Endive Stuffed w/ Trout, Fennel and Dill Salad 


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