Sept. 30th Esprit de Lafite Wine Dinner

Wednesday, September 30th at 7:00pm
$99/person

La Tour Restaurant is excited to host Lucas Holub from Taub Family Selection for an exclusive Esprit de Lafite Wine Dinner the evening of September 30th.

Enjoy a four course food and wine experience in our expansive dining room with an hors d’oeuvres reception and perfect wine pairings for each course. Immerse yourself in the elegant flavor profiles as Lucas introduces wines, shares their history and answer questions.

Our dishes will highlight a variety of terroir throughout the Bordeaux region. The featured wines have an approachable style, inspired by everyday drinkability. They will be available for order at the event with special pricing.

The delectable dinner pairings will be served from 5-9pm, but you must call to make a reservation for the 7pm seating to participate in the program with Lucas and the sommeliers: 970-476-4403.

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hors d’oeuvres
frico with goat cheese truffle mousse
smoked salmon “cornet”
Ferrari “Brut,” Sparkling Chardonnay, Trento doc, Italy NV

first course
seared spanish octopus
grapefruit, paprika, vinaigrette
R de Château Rieussec, Semillon/Sauvignon Blanc, Bordeaux, France 2018

second course
duck leg confit “pastilla”
brik pastry, creamer potatoes, wild blueberry compote
Château d’Aussières, Syrah/Mourvèdre, Corbières, France 2016

third course
coffee smoked prime rib eye
nebrodini bianco mushrooms, heirloom baby carrots
potato fondant, cabernet jus
Rothschild “Légende” Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot, Pauillac, France 2015

dessert
roasted pear vol au vent
white chocolate mousse, crystalized ginger gelato
Château de Cosse, Semillon/Sauvignon Blanc, Sauternes, France 2017

About Lucas Holub
Mr. Holub, Colorado State Manager for Taub Family Selections, has been representing fine wine portfolios in Colorado for over a decade that include such prestigious French producers as Maison Trimbach, Domaine Bertagna, Jean-Luc Colombo, Saget de la Perrière, and Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite). Having spent a lot of time with the Rothschild’s winemaking and executive team over the years, Mr. Holub is eager to share their six generations-long vision for Bordeaux and beyond as Baron Eric de Rothschild passes the torch of his global winemaking enterprise to his daughter, Saskia.