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Melbourne Food & Wine Festival Sweet Discovery Menu


Duck Liver Parfait, Sweet Wine Aspic, Granny Smith Apple & Witlof Salad
Wine: Chateau Jolys Cuvée Jean, 2008- A late harvest style of 100% Petit Manseng- honey and tropical fruits with a powerful yet smooth palate.

Seared Scallops with Clams & Samphire
Wine: Domaine Bellegarde, Jurançon Sec “La Pierre Blanche”, 2006 A blend of Gros Manseng and Petit Manseng, aged in oak for 12 months – a complex wine with spicy, citrus and tropical flavours, good acid provides balance and structure.

Rolled Rabbit Loin with Wild Mushroom Stuffing, Wood Roast Carrots & Figs
Wine: Producteurs du Plaimont, Madiran Rouge, Arte Benedicte, 2006  A blend based on Tannat- roundness and structure from the tannins balanced with aromatic freshness.

Cheese Course-  Ossau Iraty – the cheese of the Pyrenees.
Wine: Domaine Bellegarde, Jurançon Moelleux “Cuvée Thibault”, 2007  A late harvest style, 100% Petit Manseng- tropical, citrus and candied fruits, balanced with a dry finish.

Duck Egg Brulée with Verjus Poached Apricots & Spiced Shortbread
Wine: Chateau Jolys, Vendages Tardives, 2001
The latest harvest of 100% Petit Manseng- candied fruit, quince and spices, with developed characteristics.


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