Essence of Rioja

Highly regarded for distinctive and age-worthy quality wines, Rioja is the Spain’s most celebrated wine region. Located in north-central Spain on the Ebro River, wines of Rioja are a great blend of ripe fruit and earthy flavors, with its taste being fruity and delicate. Rioja is undoubtedly the world’s famous wines and perfect for wine lovers who are seeking for a great blend of unique taste.

As the only Spanish Luxury hotel in Jakarta, Gran Meliá Jakarta presents a prestigious wine pairing dinner of Spanish wine heritage, Rioja. For a very special night only on October 26th 2017, Executive Chef Ingo Oldenburg and his team has risen to the occasion with the contemporary Spanish five-course menu to be paired with some of the best labels of Rioja at the exquisite Red Level Lounge.

The dinner will begin with roasted beet salad of mushroom soil, chive crème fraîche, beet chips, beet paint, micro greens, paired with CAPIToSo 2013, Rioja. It is then followed by blackened tuna with wilted romaine and radicchio and manchego foam paired with Lealtanza Blanco Bodega Saltanza.

The course continues with duck breast confit with carrot-yuzu mousseline, duck jus, shiso cress with the vintage 82 Club Lealtanza Bodega Saltanza. Smoked lamb with zucchini pearls, fondant potato, shimeji mushrooms will be served with Lealtanza Reserva 2010 Bodegas Saltanza. It ends with sweet dessert of bunuelos de viento – dulce de Leche wth pralines, coffee and Lealtanza Crianza 2012 Bodgas Altanza.

The ‘Essence of Rioja’ wine dinner at Gran Meliá Jakarta is priced at IDR 988.000 Nett, while the guests may also enjoy the pre-dinner reception accompanied with jamón ibérico & Spanish olives pinchos paired with Dominio de Heredia 2014 and Rioja Alta starting at 7pm.

For info, please contact (021) 526 8080 ext 2395

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