On Tuesday 7 March, Michel Roux Jr. will be hosting a five-course dinner in collaboration with two wine producers from either side of the English Channel at his celebrated Mayfair restaurant.
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The one-off dinner will feature a number of wines from the acclaimed Sussex sparkling producer and historic Bordeaux estate, including Rathfinny’s recently-released 2018 vintage and, with dessert, the 2015 Secret de Château Biac from Cadillac AOC.
The full menu, with pairings, showcases British ingredients and classical French technique:
Rathfinny Rosé 2018
Tartare de Maigre, Anguille Fumée et Piment Rouge
Stone Bass & Smoked Eel Tartare, Crispy Red Chilli & Citrus
Rathfinny Blanc de Blancs 2018
Ragoût de Langoustine et Homard, Beurre Blanc
Lobster & Langoustine in a light Beurre Blanc Sauce
Rathfinny Blanc de Noirs 2018
Felicie de Biac 2020
Agneau de Lait Rôti, Pommes de Terre, Ail et Petits Legumes
Roast milk fed Lamb, potatoes & confit garlic, lamb jus with thyme
Chateau Biac 2009 & 2016
Boule Meringuée, Rhubarbe, Mangue et Citron Vert
Meringue sphere with Poached rhubarb, mango & lime
Secret de Biac 2015
Café et Petits Fours
The Anglo-French angle of the dinner is fitting, given Kent-born Roux’s French heritage and mastery of Gallic cuisine.
Tickets for the exclusive event, including wine, service and VAT, cost £250 per person. For larger groups of six, seven or eight people, they are £220 per person. To find out more, click here.
To read the 2022 Wine List Confidential guide entry for Le Gavroche, click here.