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America Independence Day Dinner
The Moomba (52 Circular Road, tel: 64380141)
 

Thank you for your support of this dinner and so far, we have received encouraging reservations from you for this event. I have just been informed by Sueann that she has managed to get an additional wine to be included in the dinner at no extra cost at all.

All members & guests attending this dinner will now get to drink and taste the Rubicon Estate Rubicon 2004
(Wine & Spirits Magazine: 96pts, Connoisseur’s Guide to CA Wine: 94pts) in addition to all of the wines that are already in this event. So … don’t wait anymore. Put in your reservations for this event before it is all sold out.

And …before we forget ...

Please remember to fill in the Booking Form that is attached to this email and send it to me together with your payment cheque to confirm your reservation. Reservations are not confirmed unless and until payment is received, in line with the new booking procedure that has been put in place by the Committee. This shall apply to all those members/guests who have already reserved their seats on this event with either myself or Sueann. Please send in your payment to me now.


For our dinner, we will be exploring the following special California wines, the ratings of which are all 90 pts and above:

Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Vintage Brut
(Wine Spectator: 90pts)
Newton 2003 Unfiltered Chardonnay, Napa Valley
(Wine Spectator: 93pts)
St Francis Old Vine Zinfandel, Napa Valley
(Wine Spectator: 91pts)
Philip Togni 2001 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
(Robert Parker: 96pts)
Kent Rasmussen 2003 Late Harvest Gewurztraminer, Napa Valley
(Wine Enthusiast: 91pts)
Rubicon Estate Rubicon 2004, Napa Valley* (new addition)
(Wine & Spirits Magazine: 96pts, Connoisseur’s Guide to CA Wine: 94pts)

Dinner menus (menu A and B) are attached.
Note: Please kindly indicate your Menu preference when making reservation.
Non indication will be assumed for Menu A
(No cancellation will be accepted 2 days prior to the event as we are required to commit final numbers to Moomba by then)


Please find the following the detail of the dinner event:
Date: July 3rd 2008 (Thursday)
Venue: The Moomba (52 Circular Road, tel: 64380141)
Time: 7.30 pm (aperitif), 8.15 pm (dinner)

Member: S$160.00
Guest: S$190.00

Limited to 40 pax.
For Reservation, please contact Sueann at (65) 6469 7633 or straitscellars@pacific.net.sg or sueann@straitscellars.com
Confirmation will be sent upon receipt of the Booking Form accompanied by payment.

Independence Day Dinner
Aperitif: Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Vintage Brut
(Wine Spectator: 90pts)
Menu A
Freshly Baked Home-made Breads

Hokkaido Scallops
Seared and Poscuitto wrapped on Leek puree and caviar
Newton 2003 Unfiltered Chardonnay, Napa Valley
(Wine Spectator: 93pts)

Foie Gras & Duck Breast
Duet of Foie Gras Medallion on Egg Custard and roasted Duck Breast on Chorizo Capellini
St Francis Old Vine Zinfandel, Napa Valley
(Wine Spectator: 91pts)

Grain-fed Beef Short-ribs
Braised on Crayfish-Mash Potatoes and sautéed Spinach
Philip Togni 2001 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
(Robert Parker: 96pts)

Vanilla Bean Custard Tart
With Mascapone cream
Kent Rasmussen 2003 Late Harvest Gewurztraminer, Napa Valley
(Wine Enthusiast: 91pts)

Selections of Coffee and Tea

Independence Day Dinner
Aperitif: Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Vintage Brut
(Wine Spectator: 90pts)
Menu B
Freshly Baked Home-made Breads

Roasted Beetroot & Butternut Pumpkin Salad
tossed in Honey-Pommery Mustard dressings
Newton 2003 Unfiltered Chardonnay, Napa Valley
(Wine Spectator: 93pts)

Asparagus
On Eggplant Caponata and sautéed Potatoes
St Francis Old Vine Zinfandel, Napa Valley
(Wine Spectator: 91pts)

Mushroom Risotto
Porchini risotto with grilled Portobello Myshroom, Grana Padano shavings drizzled with White Truffle oil
Philip Togni 2001 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
(Robert Parker: 96pts)

Vanilla Bean Custard Tart
With Mascapone cream
Kent Rasmussen 2003 Late Harvest Gewurztraminer, Napa Valley
(Wine Enthusiast: 91pts)

Selections of Coffee and Tea

 


 

 



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