Gourmet Dinner with a Flight of 8 Au Bon Climat Wines to Match

Wednesday 11 March 2020 at 7 o’clock


The George is more than extremely lucky to have the extraordinary winemaker Jim

Clendenen - the ‘mind behind’ the super-successful Californian winery AU BON CLIMAT -

presenting his marvellous wines. Jim is a ‘larger than life’ character with a huge passion for

creating Chardonnays and Pinot noirs ‘of balance and intrigue’ strongly influenced by the

french wines and vineyards he first encountered during his lengthy visits in his early 20’s.



We have had the pleasurable task of matching our menu to the elegant and sophisticated

‘flight’ of elegant Burgundian style wines from Jim’s superb cellars at Santa Barbara. Jim takes

the utmost pride and care in producing his world renowned, classically influenced ‘nectar’,

and invites you to hear the fascinating journey of au Bon Climat.



This a very rare and special occassion – Jim is not easily inveigled to cross The Pond,

unless visiting the vineyards of Burgundy in the name of research and, naturally, pleasure.

We anticipate another great, enlightening and entertaining evening in the splendour of The Oak Room





Gourmet Dinner – Wednesday 11 March 2020



Canapés and apéritifs – The Walter Scott Room

2017 Au Bon Climat, Pinot Gris / Pinot Blanc, Santa Barbara Valley


Rabbit and Duck Liver Terrine, port and bacon preserve

2018 Au Bon Climat, Wild Boy Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County

2017 Au Bon Climat, Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County


Butter-fried fillet of Sea Bass, Caramelised Black Olive Crumb, preserved lemon gel

2016 Au Bon Climat, Hildegard, Santa Maria Valley


Roasted norfolk Quail, pancetta, creamed cabbage, truffle jus

2015 Au Bon Climat, La Bauge Au-dessus Pinot Noir, Santa Maria Valley


Cannon of Lamb, Braised Shoulder, Sweetbread Croquette, onion purée, capsicum ragout

2015 Au Bon Climat, Knox Alexander Pinot Noir, Santa Maria Valley


Stinking Bishop – pear perry washed rind

Vintage Lincolnshire Poacher – 22 months aged

Montgomery Cheddar – 14 months aged

Magnums of 2002 Au Bon Climat Chardonnay Nuits-Blanches au Bouge, Santa Maria Valley

Magnums of 2001 Au Bon Climat, Knox Alexander Pinot Noir, Santa Maria Valley


70% Cocoa Callebaut Dark Chocolate Delice, arabica Coffee Ice-cream, nut Brittle


Coffee – Petits fours

£115 per person

Carriages - 11.30


On this exciting occasion we are offering a very special accommodation price for our super

comfortable bedrooms, wonderful and traditional full english Breakfast, preceeded by tea and

newspapers in your room – relax and enjoy the evening to the absolute full.


In order to secure your place at The au Bon Climat Dinner, and enquire regarding

accommodation should you wish, please telephone our Reservations Team on 01780 750700


St MartIn’s • Stamford • LIncolnshire PE9 2LB

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