On Sunday 27th November 2016
Chef de Cuisine Debra Qian Cao is looking forward to showcasing a range of fine east meets west dishes such as; Sweet & sour soup with a foie gras & truffle dumpling, Mushroom medley, tempura, tofu & scallops, John Dory, shallot, coconut rice & asparagus ragout, lemongrass beurre blanc & Slow roasted duck with dark soy, shallot cake, brocolini & shitake puree. The dishes are matched with Penley Estate wines.
Penley Estate wine-making history dates back to 1844, but it really began with a red sports car in 1945. It was a collision of hearts and minds, a collision that had been 100 years in the making – refined and distilled from two pioneering wine making families.
When Reginald Lester Tolley rolled up to a function in his red sports car, Judith Anne Penfold Hyland was suitably impressed by the car and rather taken by the man behind the wheel. Sparks flew, romance blossomed and Penley was conceived (as a business name) in 1947 after Reginald and Judith married.
However, it wasn’t until 1988 that the Penley name came to life, that it finally bore fruit, so to speak. That’s when we (the children of Reginald and Judith) decided to create our own wines – put our label on tradition.
Ang & Bec Toolley bought a plot of land in Coonawarra, planted Cabernet grapes and called it Penley Estate. The history is a rich mix of endeavour, passion and vision with a touch of scandal and madness thrown in for good measure. We could write a book about it. Instead, we’ll leave you with the words of our glamorous mother; words that we hope you’ll taste in every bottle of our contemporary Coonawarra wine… “Grow up and be fascinating.”
The Sunday long Lunch 27th November 2016, bookings from 11.30am
The 3 course lunch & matching Penley Estate wines 98.0 per person
The 3 course Lunch & live Jazz 78.0
The 2 course lunch 72.0
The full menu is available on Lutèce website: www.lutece.com.au/menus
Bookings can be made by contacting:
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