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VC King

Cellar Gems: Canadian & International Icons That Stand the Test of Time

Join us for a remarkable tasting experience hosted by Marc Nadeau and Carl Boucher. Delve into the world of Canadian wines as we explore back-vintages, alongside international selections from the Academie du Vin cellar, to help dispel some of the myths hindering the appreciation of Canadian wine

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Cellar Gems: Canadian & International Icons That Stand the Test of Time
Cellar Gems: Canadian & International Icons That Stand the Test of Time

Time & Location

Apr 25, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT

VC King, 224 King St W, Toronto, ON M5H 1K4, Canada

About the Event

Join us for a remarkable tasting experience hosted by Marc Nadeau and Carl Boucher

Delve into the world of Canadian wines as we explore back-vintages, alongside international selections from the Academie du Vin cellar, to help dispel some of the popular myths hindering the appreciation of Canadian wine. This event promises an evening of enlightenment and discovery.

Special guests include esteemed winemakers Richard Da Silva (Da Silva Vineyards & Winery) and Ilya Senchuk (Leaning Post Wines). Indulge in an array of exquisite wines, thoughtfully paired with delectable small bites, as we embark on a journey to uncover the hidden gems of Canadian wine.

Price: $250/p + HST

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Menu

Amuse 

Crab cakes 

Lump crab, old bay, aioli

Wine Pairing:

2017 Benjamin Bridge “Decoupment Parcellaire” Brut Blanc de Blanc – Gaspereau Valley, NS

NV Alessandro BerselliFranciacorta DOC” Brut Blanc de Blanc – Lombardy, Italy

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1st 

Seared scallop 

Spring pea purée, guanciale lardon, pickled mustard seeds, micro greens

Wine Pairing:

2006 Stratus Vineyards “White” Blend – Niagara, ON

2014 Cave Spring Vineyards “CSV” Riesling – Niagara, ON

2013 Hidden Bench Estate Winery Chardonnay – Niagara, ON

2020 Envinate “Palo Blanco” Palomino – Tenerife, Spain

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2nd 

Mushroom raviolo 

Oyster, cremini and ricotta filling, sage brown butter, 36 months Parmigiano

Wine Pairing:

2012 Leaning Post “Lowrey Vineyard” Pinot Noir – Niagara, ON 

2015 Mirabel Vineyards “Reserve” Pinot Noir – Okanagan Valley, BC

2019 Domain Chanson “Clos des Feves” Monopole Beaune Premier Cru

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3rd

Wagyu beef short rib

Balsamic and red wine jus, horseradish mashed potatoes, sautéed rainbow Swiss chard

Wine Pairing:

2012 Da Silva Vineyards & Winery “Legado” Merlot – Okanagan Valley, BC

2014 Painted Rock Estate Winery Cabernet Franc - Okanagan Valley, BC

2015 River Stone Estate Winery “Milestone” - Okanagan Valley, BC

2014 Summerhill Pyramide Winery “Spadefoot Toad” Syrah - Okanagan Valley, BC

2012 Podere Il Carnasciale “Il Caberlot”  – Tuscany, It

Dessert

Caramelized apple tart 

Creme patissiere, rhubarb compote, vanilla torte shell

Wine Pairing:

1988 Chateau D’Yquem

We will try to accommodate all dietary restrictions to the best of our abilities.

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