Thursday, January 29, 2015

Lafite Rothschild dinner at the Palm

The Palm hosts a wine dinner highlighting Chateau Lafite Rothschild on March 20, with a Lafite specialist guiding diners through the pairings. Lafite's been around since the 1670s, and has domaines in Chile and Argentina as well as France. This dinner will offer wines from the French and Argentinian estates. Five courses; $155 per person ($140 for the restaurant's 837 Club members), plus tax and tip. On the menu: seared jumbo sea scallops with English pea and truffle puree, with 2013 Lafite Reserve Speciale Blanc; roasted beet and baby arugula, with 2013 Los Vascos Chardonnay; braised beef short rib with parsnip puree, wild cherry drizzle and 2010 Bodegas CARO Cabernet Sauvignon/Malbec; ancho chile- and espresso-rubbed lamb rib chops with 2011 Lafite Reserve Speciale Pauillac; and apple strudel with Chateau de Cosse Sauternes. 6705 Phillips Place Court; 704-552-7450.