American Wine Dinner: Duckhorn Vineyards

News & Events 09 Jun 2017

Co-founded by Dan and Margaret Duckhorn in 1976, Duckhorn Vineyards has spent almost forty years establishing itself as one of North America’s premier producers of Napa Valley wines. From its modest inaugural vintage of 800 cases of Cabernet Sauvignon and 800 cases of Merlot in 1978, to its addition of Sauvignon Blanc in 1982, Duckhorn Vineyards has crafted a tradition of quality and excellence that continues today. Join us for a sumptuous 5-course Duckhorn wine dinner where we will be tasting five of the finest wines from Duckhorn Vineyards.  To book please call 020 7321 6007 or email, £125 per person, 6th July at 6.30pm.


Hand-Dived Scottish Scallop, Garlic & Parsley Butter

Duckhorn Vineyards, Napa Valley, Chardonnay 2014
From its gorgeous aromas of nectarine, vanilla and cream to its bright entry and rich, silky texture, this is a vibrant and complex Chardonnay. On the palate, flavors of pear, peach, chai and wildflowers are elegantly framed by delicate hints of French oak, all leading to a long and mineral-driven finish.

Duck Rillettes

Duckhorn Vineyards Three Palms Merlot 2013
This classic expression of Three Palms Vineyard Merlot displays beautiful layers of dense dark red fruit, cedar, graphite and cream, as well as hints of wet river rock. Pure and polished on the palate, the rich flavors are underscored by firm, structured tannins and subtle sweet oak that will ensure that this stunning Merlot ages wonderfully for years to come.

225g American Wagyu Ribeye From Snake River Farms

Duckhorn Vineyards Howell Mountain Red Blend 2012
Capturing the essence of great mountain-grown Cabernet Sauvignon, this is a complex and beautifully structured wine with aromas of wild berries, red currant, dried herbs and graphite. The aromas carry through to the firm, round palate, where they mingle with layered flavors of vibrant red fruit, slate and hibiscus.

Cheese Plate

Canvasback Red Mountain Washington State Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
This fragrant wine begins with alluring aromas of blackberry, plum and mountain huckleberry intermingled with brighter notes of Bing cherry and ripe wild strawberry. As it evolves in the glass, layers of anise and sarsaparilla are revealed, alongside hints of caramel and espresso from barrel aging. On the palate, the entry is supple, weighty and rounded, with deliciously ripe tannins and juicy acidity coming together to create a classically structured Cabernet. Underscoring its lush character and fruit intensity is a lovely freshness that carries the wine to a bright, lingering finish.

Chocolate & Raspberry Bar

Duckhorn Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc, this dazzling late harvest wine begins with a beautiful nose of fragrant honeysuckle, jasmine, lemon blossom and caramel candy apple. On the palate, it is rich and silky, with notes of brown sugar and baking spices underscoring mouth-filling layers of lemon cream and citrus, all of which carry through to a lush and lingering finish.