LĂ©gende Wines Pairing Dinner At Cote

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LĂ©gende Wines is kicking ass and taking names. After establishing in Asia and Europe, the wine has hit the United States with a bang.

The Bordeaux produced wines come from Domaines Baron de Rothschild (Lafite). The Légende range comes in five key appellations: Bordeaux Rouge, Bordeaux Blanc, Médoc, Saint-Emilion and Pauillac.

I was recently invited to a pairing dinner for the wines at Cote in New York City. Cote is a Korean Steakhouse and is one of the hottest restaurants in New York City. While guests normally cook their own steaks on tabletop grills, some of Cote’s finest meats were prepared for us to pair with LĂ©gende red wines.

The pairing dinner included four courses:

Amuse

Pickled Chayote and Jalapeno, Pickled Cauliflower and Garlic Scapes

Fisherman’s Welcome

Shigoku Oysters + Maine Uni

Served with LĂ©gende Bordeaux Blanc 2016

Butcher’s Feast

USDA Prime, Hanger Steak

Served with Légende  Bordeaux Rouge 2016

American Wagyu, Cote Steak

Served with LĂ©gende Medoc 2015

Reserve Extra Dry Aged Rib-Eye

Served with LĂ©gende Saint-Emilion 2014

A5 Wagyu, Japan

Served with LĂ©gende Pauillac, 2014

Soft Serve

Vanilla Ice cream with soy caramel

It’s hard to say which red was my favorite because I liked them all for different reasons. If you are looking for a red wine for every day the Bordeaux Rouge is a good choice. When you want a red that will add a touch of wow to your food, go with the LĂ©gende Pauillac.

One of the main goals of LĂ©gende is to produce wines from the Bordeaux that taste like they are luxury, but come with an affordable price tag. Mission accomplished!

 

 



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