06 May 2015

St Germain Degustation, May 2015

We had an amazing French meal at St Germain in Christchurch - Saturday 2nd May. Eight tasty courses, all with matching wines (the names escape me, but we have asked to be emailed what they were). I can't wait to go back!

Highlights for me: Foie-Gras, Escargots, and Sole.

Updated: 14 May 2015, St Germain emailed the menu and wines through, so I've added them :)

1. Leek terrine, goat cheese parfait. Warm truffle vinaigrette
Sancerre Gerard fiou 2012

2. Foie-Gras with strawberry and rhubarb compote. Berry coulis
Sauternes Chateau Villefranche 2011

3. Escargots "à l’Auvergnate". Gratinated with Bleu d’Auvergne
Macon Lugny Villages Chardonnay 2012

4. Fillet and Quenelle of Sole, Safran and white wine veloute, Camargue Pilaf rice
Albertmann Riesling 2013

5. Poussin "a la Basques". Pomme Duchesse & Tapenade
Chateau Belair 2011

6. Rack of lamb. White beans ragout, glazed baby carrots
Saint Joseph Guigal 2010

7. Strawberry Bavarois and vanilla sponge. Pistachio, citrus sorbet, berry coulis
Banyuls Dr Parce 2009

8. Nougat de Montelimar Glace, Pastis biscuit
Coteaux du Layon 2012

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