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J&G Steakhouse to Host Château des Jacques Wine Dinner

  • J&G Steakhouse 6000 East Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ, 85018 United States (map)

On December 6th, J&G Steakhouse is honored to welcome the historic Château des Jacques winery, recognized as the most prestigious estate in Beaujolais France, for an expertly prepared 5-course dinner by Chef Jacques Qualin, which highlights the exquisite flavor profiles of each vintage.  

Matthew Semancik, the Kobrand French Specialist for the Western US will be on hand to explain how Château des Jacques has revolutionized the winemaking of Beaujolais, notably raising the bar, applying Burgundian methods of winemaking that were once traditional in the region. This evening (full menu below) is $75++pp. Reservations are required. Call 480-214-8000. 

Amuse
Spiced Chicken Samosas, Cilantro Yogurt Sauce
Shrimps Summer Rolls, Sriracha Sauce
Steak Tartare, Baguette
Louis Jadot Beaujolais-Villages 2015

Second Course
Steamed Shrimp Salad
Tender Greens, Avocado, Champagne Vinaigrette
Chateau Des Jacques Clos Loyse
Beaujolais Blanc 2015

Third Course
Sweet and Sour Beet Risotto Meyer Lemon
Chateau Des Jacques Fleurie 2013

Fourth Course
Grilled Beef Tenderloin
 Spinach and Potato Gratin, Hot Buttery Hatch Pepper Sauce
Chateau Des Jacques Morgon Cote Du Py 2013

Fifth Course
Sticky Toffee Pudding
 Coconut Sorbet and Toasted Pistachio, Pavlova, Passion Fruit Sorbet
2012 Chateau Des Jacques Moulin A Vent
Clos Rochegres 2012