Paul Jaboulet Aîné NZ Events

Earlier this month we announced that Dhall and Nash will be the new exclusive agent in New Zealand for Paul Jaboulet Aîné. To celebrate this new addition to our portfolio we invited Gwenaële Chesnais, Paul Jaboulet’s Regional Director for Asia Pacific, to visit NZ and help host three fantastic dinner events showcasing their Rhône Valley wines.


 Auckland Dinner Event
at Paris Butter

Tuesday 8th May

Menu:

Bread and truffle butter, sourdough velouté egg cup, sutra french caviar and cauliflower, salmon pot and its roe, mahurangi oyster and rhubarb
Paired with Paul Jaboulet Aine 2016 Parallele 45 Blanc

Sashimi crayfish and kiwifruit, poached crayfish, almond gazpacho, bisque jelly, grapes
Paired with Paul Jaboulet Aine 2016 Domaine Mule Blanche

Olliff Farm 64ºC egg, grilled mushroom mousse, local mushrooms, truffle gel, saucisson, parmesan custard
Paired with Paul Jaboulet Aine 2015 Les Jumelles

Charcoal duck breast, beetroot and vanilla, cabbage, radish, raspberry, sherry
Paired with Paul Jaboulet Aine 2012 La Petite Chapelle

Lemon meringue
Paired with Paul Jaboulet Aine 2014 Muscat de Beaumes de Venise


Wellington Dinner Event
at Sofitel Wellington

Wednesday 9th May

Menu:

Herb panna cotta, beetroots, soft goats curd, freekeh, walnuts
Paired with Paul Jaboulet Aine 2016 Parallele 45 Blanc

Atlantic scallops, saffron bisque, pickled green lip mussels, flageolet beans, baby vegetables
Paired with Paul Jaboulet Aine 2016 Domaine Mule Blanche

Pork belly from the rotisserie, Parisienne sweet potato, pickled mustard seeds, Bosc pear, amaretti crumb
Paired with Paul Jaboulet Aine 2015 Les Jumelles

Lamb backstrap cooked on Manuka wood, ash baked onions, almond cream, salsa verde
Paired with Paul Jaboulet Aine 2012 La Petite Chapelle

Feijoa, cinnamon and white chocolate mousse, roasted banana ice cream
Paired with Paul Jaboulet Aine 2014 Muscat de Beaumes de Venise


Christchurch Event
at St. Germain

Thursday 10th May

Menu:

Lamb sweetbread terrine, herb chantilly
Paired with Paul Jaboulet Aine 2016 Parallele 45 Blanc

Monkfish, petits legumes, squid ink tuile, saffron sauce
Paired with Paul Jaboulet Aine 2016 Domaine Mule Blanche

Anchovy stuffed lamb belly, persillade sponge, lentil ragout, thyme jus
Paired with Paul Jaboulet Aine 2015 Les Jumelles

Duck breast, plum sauce, pumpkin purée, celeriac purée
Paired with Paul Jaboulet Aine 2012 La Petite Chapelle

Poached pear, beetroot sorbet, meringues and crumble
Paired with Paul Jaboulet Aine 2014 Muscat de Beaumes de Venise


The Wine List

 

2016 Paul Jaboulet Aine Cotes du Rhone Parallele 45 Blanc Wine Bottle

2016 Paul Jaboulet Côtes du Rhône Parallèle 45 Blanc

An attractive bouquet with citrus and floral notes. Fresh, balanced and juicy.

 

2016 Paul Jaboulet Aine Crozes Hermitage Domaine Mule Blanche Wine Bottle

2016 Paul Jaboulet Crozes Hermitage Domaine Mule Blanche

Fresh with mineral and fruity notes giving very fine balance and length.
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate | 90 points

 

2009 Paul Jaboulet Aine Cote Rotie Les Jumelles Wine Bottle

2009 Paul Jaboulet Côte Rôties Les Jumelles

Notes of peony, potpourri and black olives with a rich, velvety mouthfeel.

 

2009 Paul Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Petite Chapelle Wine Bottle

2009 Paul Jaboulet Hermitage La Petite Chapelle

A mineral streak highlights nuances of violet, berries and spice.
Antonio Galloni, Vinous | 93 points

 

2014 Paul Jaboulet Aine Muscat de Beaumes de Venise Wine Bottle

2014 Paul Jaboulet Muscat de Beaumes de Venise

Dense and rich but enhanced with a beautiful freshness. A wine of great flavours.