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Domaine de Mourchon Wine Dinner at Brix Wine Cellars

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Owner and wine maker Walter McKinlay will be at Brix Wine Cellars to discuss his wines and the story of Domaine de Mourchon. After selling his business in information technology, McKinlay turned his attention to the southern Cotes du Rhone, seeking a small established vineyard to which he and his wife might retire. Despite the fact that the land at Mourchon had no winery and no house, this outstanding terroir set in an extraordinarily beautiful location beneath the slopes of Mont Ventoux could not be denied.

McKinlay — never really the retiring kind — purchased the vineyard and set about the double challenge of building a winery and establishing a brand. Domaine de Mourchon was established as a family-run, independent winery with a reputation for outstanding purity and high quality wine making.

Welcome
Tuna tartare on crispy flatbread
Pairing: Domaine De Mourchon 2012 "Loubie" Rose

First course
Ratatouille and goat cheese tartlette
Pairing: Domaine De Mourchon 2012 "Loubie" Rose

Second course
Fruit de mer with hearts of palm and avocado
Pairing: Domaine De Mourchon 2011 "La Source" Blanc

Third course
Pistachio crusted rack of lamb, roasted root vegetables, rich lamb reduction
Pairing: Domaine De Mourchon 2010 "Tradition"

Fourth course
New York strip au poivre, spinach and parmesan duchess potatoes, cognac cream
Pairing: Domaine De Mourchon 2010 "Grand Reserve"

Fifth course
Chef's choice of dessert

WHEN

WHERE

BRIX Wine Cellars
110 Vintage Park
Suite T
Houston, TX 77070
http://www.brixwinecellars.com/

TICKET INFO

$75 per person plus tax and gratuity.
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