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Las Espana Nite
The American Club (10 Claymore Hill)


We are extremely honoured to have the F&B Director and Executive Chef of the American Club, Mr. Esmeraldo Oteruelo, to specially create two very special menus for us in this event. Spanish Cuisine is the specialization of Mr. Esmeraldo, who has spent much time and effort to ensure that the wines for which we will be featuring in this event will be meticulously paired with the mouth-watering cuisines that he will be presenting us that night.

For this marvelous event, we will be featuring wines from 2 vineyards in Spain, namely the Valdamor – Rais Baixas vineyard (white wines) and the Castillo de Sajazarra vineyard (red wines). Both vineyards have been widely regarded to have produced the best and the most delicious white & red wines respectively from Spain. Members are encouraged to visit their respective websites at http://www.valdamor.es/index.php and http://www.castillo-de-sajazarra.com/frontend/ingl/home.php to gain a better insight into the vineyards and their wines that we will be featuring for this event.

Mystery Prize ….
Come dressed in your best and most colourful attire, one that is in line with the feisty culture of the Spanish and stand to win a magnum bottle of wine that is kindly donated by Top Wines Pte Ltd. All participants will be asked to vote for the winner in this colourful contest during the dinner.

Seats on this event are limited to 30 pax only and an opportunity such as this to savour the very best of Spanish cuisine paired with the very best of Spanish wines don’t swing by very often, not the mention you stand a chance to win a magnum bottle of wine home! So, don’t hesitate and make your bookings quickly before all of the seats are sold off.

The Society proudly …
Las Espana Nite

Date: October 31st 2008 (Friday)
Venue: The American Club (10 Claymore Hill)
Room: Pacific Room (2nd Floor)
Time: 7.30pm (Reception), 8.15pm (Dinner)

Price: Member (S$150) Guest (S$180)
Dress Code: Smart Casual

Limited to 30 pax
Bookings and reservations: Please email: C T Chen at ctchen@acieslaw.com for reservations.
PLEASE NOTE: Reservations WILL NOT be considered confirmed unless the Booking Form together with Payment
is received by 28th October 2008.

Menu Selection:

The ever creative master chef has specially created and put together 2 special menus
For this special dinner, with the wines that are to be paired with in mind.
Please choose either the Meat Option OR the Vegetarian Option.
[See Attached Folder]
* Please reply with menu preference. Non indication will be assumed preference for Meat Menu *

Wine Selection:

Namorio Albarino 2005
Complex aroma and elegant aromas of white flowers and pruned fruits.
A well balanced and fleshy with white floral hints and light aromas of peach.

Valdamor Albarino 2006
Apple aromas with ripe fruits at the end.
In the mouth the wine is fresh with the complex aromas following through with a well balanced rich structure and a lingering finish.
88 points : Wine Spectator

Valdamor Albarino Barrica 2005
It is complex on the nose, with ripen fruits aromas and soft creamy notes.
It is a round white wine with subtle oaky hints which empower the characteristic of the Albarino grape.
It is well balanced and has a lingering finish.
89points : Penin Guide 2008

Solar de Libano Reserva 2003
Medium-dark cherry. Intense and complex. Ripe, plumy fruit blending with the liquorice typical of tampranillo
and the vanilla and coconut contributed by the wood. Medium-bodied, round and smooth in the mouth;
sweet tannins and a finish marked by the wood.
Persistent length, a very pleasant wine to drink on its own or with food. Very much a Rioja.
87points – Penin Guide

Castillo de Sajazarra Reserva 2003
Attractive, deep cherry with violet glints. Intense and complex, blending ripe fruits with the tobacco and spices.
Creamy with a solid structure, mature, slightly driving tannins. Harmoniously balanced and long.
It is a wine that is splendid now and bodes well for the future.
89points – Penin Guide

Castella de Sajazarra Digma 2004
Castella de Sajazarra Digma 2005
Very deep cherry. Intense aroma with finesse and elegance.
Perfumed, showing first mature red and black fruits that blend smoothly with clove and nutmeg notes and a subtle creamy hint.
Powerful, luscious and mouth-filling with sweet and mature tannins. A really elegant wine, full bodied yet retains its fruits and freshness.
95 points – Penin Guide




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