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Chateau St. Jean Wine Dinner at The Fourth Estate Restaurant

Chateau St. Jean Wine Dinner at The Fourth Estate Restaurant

March 22, 2018 6:30 PM

Location: 4th Estate Restaurant

Chateau St. John

Enjoy the extraordinary wines of Chateau St. Jean with legendary California winemaker Margo Van Staaveren at a dinner March 22 at the Fourth Estate restaurant.

The award-winning Van Staaveren, selected "Winemaker of the Year" by Wine Enthusiast in 2008, guide dinners through each thoughtfully paired course, sharing expertise developed over her 38 years creating luxury wines at Chateau St. Jean.

The evening opens with hors d’oeuvres served with a sparkling rosé at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $70 per person for non-members and $59.50 per person for members. Members must be signed in to take advantage of the 15% discount. Couples tickets are $130 for two seats at the dinner for non-members. Couples tickets for members are $110 for members.

Chateau St. Jean produces an extensive portfolio of Sonoma County wines, as well as vineyard designated wines, limited-production Reserve wines, and the flagship Cinq Cépages Cabernet Sauvignon. Van Staaveren has been instrumental in the production of the Cinq Cépages since the premier 1990 vintage release.


Hors d’oeuvres

Prosciutto wrapped melon and mango
Strawberry with blue cheese
Bacon wrapped celery dressing
Champagne shrimp on endive
Moroccan lamb meatballs with raisins

Sparkling Rosé, Chateau St. Jean, Sonoma County, CA 2016


Radish, arugula and mandarin orange salad with goat cheese and hazelnuts

Chardonnay, Chateau St. Jean Robert Young Vineyard, Alexander Valley, CA 2014


Crusted tuna in cucumber cream with charred lemons and blistered grape tomatoes

Cabernet Sauvignon, Chateau St. Jean, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, CA 2014


Locally made sorbet


Marinated and grilled Virginia bison hanger steak, red wine demi-glace, wild mushroom risotto and haricots verts almandine

Cinq Cépages, Chateau St. Jean, Sonoma County, CA 2014


Espresso chocolate cake, chocolate ganache, cinnamon mascarpone and oven dried strawberries

Brut Cuvee Sparkling Wine, Chateau St. Jean, Sonoma County, CA 2016

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