Mon 20 Feb 2017 - Hawksmoor Air Street Monday Wine Club

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Mon 20 Feb 2017 - Hawksmoor Air Street Monday Wine Club

Post by AHB » 00:08 Tue 21 Feb 2017

Three of us happened to be in the right place at the right time to take advantage of Hawksmoor's Monday Night Wine Club where you are charged £5 corkage for any bottle of any size. We had a lovely, deep Pommery Cuvée Louise 2002 Champage as an aperitif, a magnificent deep and powerful Gruaud Larose 1949 to accompany a perfectly cooked Porterhouse steak that was the ideal size to share between three, and then rounded the evening off with a bottle of Burne Turner 1904 vintage port.

A splendid evening with the food and staff being excellent. At £85 a head it is certainly more expensive than Davy's but made a very good alternative for a one off catch up.

Thanks to my two companions for the excellent company at short notice. Staying overnight in London could otherwise have been quite dull.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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Re: Mon 27 Feb 2017 - Hawksmoor Air Street Monday Wine Club

Post by DRT » 00:47 Tue 21 Feb 2017

I had a teenie-weenie lamb steak with mushrooms and green stuff and a glass of whisky at home. It sounds like we had similar nights :confused:
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Re: Mon 27 Feb 2017 - Hawksmoor Air Street Monday Wine Club

Post by AHB » 01:05 Tue 21 Feb 2017

DRT wrote:
00:47 Tue 21 Feb 2017
I had a teenie-weenie lamb steak with mushrooms and green stuff and a glass of whisky at home. It sounds like we had similar nights :confused:
It sounds identical. I had mushrooms too.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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Re: Mon 27 Feb 2017 - Hawksmoor Air Street Monday Wine Club

Post by jdaw1 » 13:53 Sat 25 Feb 2017

Is the date in the thread title correct?

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Re: Mon 27 Feb 2017 - Hawksmoor Air Street Monday Wine Club

Post by AHB » 14:38 Mon 27 Feb 2017

jdaw1 wrote:
13:53 Sat 25 Feb 2017
Is the date in the thread title correct?
No. It was Monday 20th Feb. I shall correct. Thank you for spotting it.
Top Ports in 2018 (so far): Niepoort VV (1960's Bottling), Quinta do Noval Nacional 1994 and San Leonardo Very Old White (Bottled 2018)
2017 Ports of the year: Fonseca 1927 and Quinta do Noval 1927

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