A Gourmet Evening at Chapter One

Chapter One is what fine dining is all about. Exceptional food in a stylish setting. An extensive list of carefully chosen wines. Impeccable service with meticulous attention to detail. Outstanding value for money.

The Chapter One team also hold three exclusive Gourmet Evenings each year, with each course being specially matched with a particular wine.

Hallgarten’s Adrian Needham was on hand to guide the guests through each wine…

Hot and Cold Canapés

 Bernard Remy, Brut Carte Blanche NV

‘Lively and intense with a delicate and persistent mousse, refreshing notes of lime and lemon combine with floral nuances, honey and a touch of mint on the palate.’

Customer’s verdict: “Perfect start.”


Pea Bavarois With Mint, Pea Shoots & Mint Oil

Vina Ventolera, Litoral Sauvignon Blanc 2016

‘Fresh and bright, brimming with lime, guava, and passionfruit flavours. A touch of freshly cut green peppers and gooseberry lead to the full flavoured palate, which is well balanced and wonderfully vibrant.’

Customer’s verdict: “Heavenly!”


Baked San Marzano Tomato Tart With Cornish Cock Crab & Basil

Kayra Wines, Beyaz Kalecik Karasi 2015 

‘Pale pink in colour, with delightful notes of citrus, orange flower, pink grapefruit and ripe red fruits. The palate echoes the nose with wild strawberry and raspberry dominant and a lively, crisp finish.’

Customer’s verdict: “Very pleasantly surprisedby a Turkish Rosé!”


Ricotta Agnolotti Girolle Mushrooms, Broad Beans & Belper Knolle Cheese

Ca’Rugate, Valpolicella DOC Rio Alba 2016

‘Concentrated aromas of red fruits, ripe blackberry and deep cherry flavours, with floral notes and a hint of spice, supple on the palate with a velvety texture.’

Customer’s verdict: “widely appreciated for it’s quality and lightness”


Josper Grilled Rib-Eye Of Australian Beef, Sautéed Spinach, Australian Truffle Potato Purée, Roasted Roscoff Onion & Bordelaise Sauce

Perez Cruz, Carmenere Limited Edition 2015 

‘A spicy wine with vibrant notes of blackberry, blackcurrant and a hint of mocha. Elegant and complex on the palate with supple tannins and a savoury finish.’

 

Customer’s verdict: “Massive hit! Perfectly paired with the Rib-Eye and truffle.”


Scorched Apricot With Almond Ice Cream & Almond Brittle

 


Kentish Strawberries With Elderflower And White Chocolate Creameaux & Strawberry Sorbet

 San Silvestro, Moscato d’Asti DOCG NV 

‘Made from the Moscato grape, this sparkling wine is fresh, fragrant and delicately sweet with a fine mousse.’

 

Customer’s verdict: “Very impressive and surprised by just how well this finished the evening!

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