Champagne Dinner Series: Charles Heidsieck

Charles Heidsieck is a Champagne Grande Marque named after its founder, who set the company up in 1851, and who was one of the best known and most flamboyant characters of the Champagne industry in the 19th century. Charles Heidsieck is the original "Champagne Charlie", a nickname the Americans gave him after he popularized Champagne in the USA in the mid-19th century. He also invested in the underground Cathedral-like chalk cellars under Rheims, originally dug out by the Romans 2000 years ago and they are still used today to house all of the Charles Heidsieck Champagnes as they age.

The heritage and the continued focus at Charles Heidsieck Champagne is the ongoing pursuit of excellence, sparing no expense, and cutting no corners for quality. The driving force behind this strategy was the inspiring head of winemaking Didier Thibault, who is recognized as the leading light in terms of the development of today’s style, image, and quality of the brand.

Make plans to join us for a five-course menu created by Executive Chef Nick Wirth and experience effervescent pairings from Charles Heidsieck and tasting notes from Brand Ambassador Veronique LaMotte.

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Seared Foie gras

poached Honeycrisp apple, brioche, hazelnut butter, vanilla bean syrup
Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve

 

Jumbo Carabineros red shRimp in acqua pazza

Mediterranean olives, capers, grilled crostini
Charles Heidsieck Blanc de Blanc NV
 

Korean BBQ pork belly

Jasmine rice, green onions, daikon radish slaw
Charles Heidsieck Rose Brut

 

Straus Veal tenderloin medallion

acorn squash purée, Madeira mushroom sauce
Charles Heidsieck Brut 2005
 

Tasting of French cheeses

honeycomb, sliced baguette
Charles Heidsieck Blanc de Millenares

Five courses with five pairings
$135 per person plus service charge and tax

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