Claire Naudin- Burgundian Winemaker Wine Dinner - 28 Nov 2019

Claire Naudin-Ferrand (Domaine Bizot winemaker's wife) took the Domain Naudin Ferrand in 1994 to shape it to her own personality. She believes in sustainable winemaking, and refuses standardization to return to traditional methods. Her wines deeply rooted in Burgundian tradition carry all her sensitivity, and a promise of a better future, including carbon accounting.

Like many winemakers on our list, Claire works organically but is not certified. She believes the organic accreditation can lead to a standardisation of wine, something she is keen to avoid. She avoids chemicals in the vineyard, not only because they affect soil quality in the long-term, but because she feels they are detrimental to the health of vineyard workers.

Even though the estate has been in the family for generations, Claire felt it important to do her own thing growing up. She told us, “You need to want to become a winemaker, not have it thrust upon you,” and after studying geology and agronomy she travelled to Australia and New Zealand before returning home to take over from her father.

She uses natural yeasts, as opposed to cultured ones, and the cellar is gravity-fed, meaning grapes are not damaged before the ferment. No filtration or fining is carried out, as she prefers to rack the wine a few extra times before bottling. This means fewer traces of additives and a more natural wine. In a region that can demand a high price for customers, Claire bucks the trend yet again and offers excellent quality Côte de Nuits at a fair price.  

Claire Naudin- Burgundian Winemaker Wine Dinner

Honorable Guest - Ms. Claire Naudin (Owner and Winemaker of Domaine Naudin Ferrand)

Date: Nov 28th, 2019 (Thur)

Time: Start at 18:30

Venue: The Town
The Town, 6/F, Yung Kee Building, 32-40 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong

HK$1,480 net per person


Welcome Drink

Champagne Dehours Grand Reserve Brut NV

Dinner Wines

Hautes Cotes de Nuits Blanc-Clematis Vitalba 2016

Hautes Cotes de Beaune Blanc-Bellis Perennis 2017

Hautes Cotes de Beaune-Orchis Mascula 2017

Hautes Cotes de Nuits-Myosotis Arvensis 2017

Cote de Nuits Villages-Viola Odorata 2017

Nuits Saint Georges-1er cru Les Damodes 2017

Echezeaux Grand Cru 2017 

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Dinner Menu

Rainbow Beetroot and Baby Spinach Salad
with Smoked Salmon

Seared Hokkaido Scallop
with Truffle Risotto

Roasted baby Pigeon

Seasonal Sorbet

Filet Mignon
with New Potato and Seasonal Vegetables

Assorted Cheese Platter
with Condiments

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Seats are available on a first-paid-first-served basis.
Full payment is required to secure your seat.
Wine dinner fee is non-refundable.
Each bottle will be served for 10 participants.
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