Historic New Orleans restaurant Commander’s Palace on Aug. 14 launched Commander’s Palace Cuvée Brut, a Crémant de Bourgogne. Produced in partnership with Terres Secrètes, one in every of France’s celebrated cooperative wineries, the pinot noir-based glowing wine is made with grapes from the Mâconnais area of Burgundy.
Terres Secrètes was based within the early Fifties and is supported by dozens of gifted household growers within the larger Mâconnais. The vineyard produces Commander’s Palace Cuvée Brut utilizing the identical strategies and grapes present in Champagne, leading to high quality on par with pinot noir-based Champagnes.
Commander’s Palace, which celebrates its a hundred and thirtieth anniversary this 12 months, boasts a storied wine program with a listing of greater than 20,000 bottles and a couple of,400 menu choices that includes all main wine areas throughout the globe. “We’re very pleased with our considerate wine program right here at Commander’s Palace, and the introduction of this fantastically crisp cuvée additional solidifies the restaurant as a real pioneer of gastronomic excellence,” stated Dan Davis, the restaurant model’s Wine Man.
The private-label sparkler is accessible for buy on-line for nationwide transport with a steered retail worth of $42, and supplied at Commander’s Palace by the half-glass ($7.50), glass ($15) and bottle ($68). Urged pairings embrace seafood, duck, mushrooms, root greens and cheeses akin to Manchego, Parmesan and Gruyère.