Wine tasting dinner at 1 Lombard Street

1 Lombard street 2011

On Monday 8 August, 1 Lombard Street is hosting a wine tasting of some of its most prestigious bottles, as part of its Wine Society events.

Sommelier Matthew Mawtus has picked some of his favourite wines; each one has been matched to a dish specially developed by chef-patron Herbert Berger. Mawtus will talk guests through his choices during the three-course meal.

The evening will start with a canapé reception, to include a fricassée of calves’ sweetbreads and langoustines, paired with 1998 Mumm Cuvée Lalou Champagne.

The three-course, sit-down menu is as follows:

-noisettes of new-season lamb, served with ragout of wild mushrooms, and vegetable fondants
paired with 2004 Château Leoville-Barton, St-Julien, Bordeaux
-apple tarte tatin, with vanilla ice cream and balsamic caramel
paired with 1993 Tokaji Aszu, 5 Puttonyos, Diznoko, Tokaji
-selection of cheese
paired with Marco di Bartoli Marsala 10 Years Old, Sicily

40 tickets are available for this event, priced at £85. To book tickets, contact the restaurant.