La Sommelerie, a wonderful hotel and restaurant in Chateauneuf-du-Pape, has designed a special harvest menu featuring the wines of local vineyards throughout the month of October.
The following is a sample menu for October 15th, 2011 which was created around the wines produced at the very exclusive Château Mont-Redon.
Brochette of langoustines with rosemary and shellfish bisque and mushrooms.
Côtes du Rhône Blanc Viognier 2010
Roasted monkfish, wok-cooked fresh vegetables in fine rice wrappings
Châteauneuf du Pape Blanc 2010
Shoulder of lamb with asperagus and artichokes
Châteauneuf du Pape Rouge 2006
Brie cheese with mascapone and truffles
Châteauneuf du Pape Rouge 2003 Magnum
Costs 66 euros per person. Be sure to reserve at www.la-sommellerie.fr or view the website for the other special menus around other vineyards.