Evening with Michael Caines and Rare Champagne
Lympstone Manor is delighted to host a very special dinner with one of the region’s most exclusive prestige cuvee champagne, on wednesday 3rd november.
Multi-awarded, Rare Champagne takes the freedom to design things differently. Always released as a limited series, each Rare Champagne vintage gathers three essential factors: an extraordinary year, the expertise of a multi-awarded Cellar Master, Regis Camus, and the cellaring in optimal conditions.
Over the last forty years, since release of vintage 1976, Rare Champagne has only declared eleven vintages, the most demanding in Champagne, all in limited production. Blossoming year after year, Rare Champagne expresses an elegant style: endless freshness, long-lasting minerality, with a radiant purity and subtle contrasts.
Rare Champagne transcends habits and conventions to reveal an unrivalled Champagne. The Cellar Master, Regis Camus, creates each Rare Champagne vintage to reflect an exceptional year that magnifies nature itself. Above all, he seeks to achieve an emblematic silky texture and an endless freshness for Rare Champagne.
Regis Camus selects the vineyards according to their expression rather than their rank in the scale of Premiers and Grands Crus. He thinks outside the box, choosing Chardonnay grapes from the Montagne de Reims, famous especially for Pinot Noir, giving an incredible and precise minerality. He also prefers the Pinot Noir grapes from the Montagne de Reims for their sheer intensity and powerful silky texture. This uncommon blending approach contributes to the complex, distinguished, and yet pure style of Rare Champagne.
This event will be hosted by Nicolas Marzolf who will present each wine from Rare Champagne. The evening will start at 7.00pm with canapés and a glass of Piper-Heidsieck Essentiel Extra Brut in Magnum, taking seats at 7.30pm in the elegant Mamhead dining room for a superbly matched menu designed by Michael Caines and prepared by our kitchen team. We look forward to welcoming you to Lympstone Manor for this wonderful evening of food and wine.
Alex McEwen – General Manager
Evening with Michael Caines and Rare Champagne Dinner 2021
Wednesday 3rd November 2021
Piper-Heidsieck Essentiel, Magnum
Thai purée, spiced ketchup, Thai foam
Rare Millésime 2008
Warm lobster salad
mango and lime vinaigrette, cardamon, curried mayonnaise
Rare Millésime 2006
Pan roasted duck liver
braised orange chicory, golden raisin, duck and orange scented jus
Rare Millésime 2002
Loin of Powderham venison
Fig and chestnut puree, glazed salsify, ceps, red wine and jasmine jus
Biondi Santi Brunello di Montalcino 2015
green apple jelly, apple sorbet, vanilla foam
Rare Rosé Millésime 2008
Sharpham Elmhirst, quince purée
Rare Millésime 1998 Magnum
Coffee and petit fours
PRICE: £295 per person FOR THE EVENING EVENT
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