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  • Food and Wine
     
     
     
    Gourmet cuisine...

    Breakfast:
    Start each day with an assortment of fresh breads, croissants and sweet rolls purchased from the today’s nearby ‘boulangerie’ . Coffee, tea, fruit juice, hot chocolate, local butter and home made jam, yoghurt and cereals are always offered.

    Lunch: Served buffet style and are accompanied by selected local red, white and rosé wines. A typical menu might include a homemade soup, a mixed green salad with walnuts & Roquefort, quiche… ‘Charcuterie’ is also included and could consist of smoked ham, sliced duck, or pâté and of course, a selection of cheeses.

    Dinner: The open kitchen allows you to watch your chef work, to share recipes or - if you wish - to participate!


    SAMPLE MENU

    Salade Gourmande au Foie Gras
    Paté on a Bed of Crisp Greens Served with Toast

    Poularde a L’Ancienne avec Sauce au Vinaigre
    Traditionally Prepared Chicken in a Delicate Wine Vinegar Sauce
    Served with Sautéed Potatoes and Fresh Seasonal Vegetables

    Sorbet Champagne

    Cheese Selection
    Brie de Meaux, St. Félicien, Epoisses, Bleu de Fourmes, Amour de Nuits, Livarot

    Tarte aux Fruits Flambées
    Fruit Tart Flambéed with Cognac Served with French Custard

    Café, Thé, Tisane et Petits Chocolats
    Coffee, Tea, Herbal Tea and French Chocolates
    WINES…L’Etoile’s goal is to give you a real taste of France, serving wines from many different regions. It will be a real pleasure for Cobie to share her knowledge with you and if you like she will teach you a little about the wine growing areas, winemaking, or how to read a French wine label. Here are some of the wines that you might savour on board.

    Red Wines : Côte de Beaune: Chassagne Montrachet, Pommard, Santenay, Volnay, Les Maranges
    Côte de Nuits : Nuits-Saint Georges
    Côte Chalonnais: Mercurey, Rully, Givry rouge 1e cru
    Mâconnais : Mâcon Rouge
    Beaujolais : Moulin-à-Vent, Beaujolais Villages
    Côtes du Rhône : Rasteau, Crozes Hermitage, Chateauneuf du Pape, Vacqueyras, Lirac
    Costières de Nimes: Abbatiale de Saint-Gilles, La Boissière, Le Vieux Mazet
    Pays du Gard : Mourgues du Gres
    Languedoc : Faugères

    White Wines : Sancerre, Chablis, Côte de Beaune: Chassagne- Montrachet, Meursault 1e cru, Saint-Aubin
    Côte Chalonnais: Givry Blanc 1e cru, Rully, Bourgogne Aligoté
    Mâconnais : Pouilly-Fuissé, Chardonnay, Mâcon Villages
    Côtes du Rhone : Lirac, Vacqueyras, Crozes Hermitage
    Costières de Nîmes: Abbatiale de Saint Gilles, Clairette de Bellegarde
    Pays du Gard : Mourgues du Grés
    Languedoc : Muscat sec de Frontignan, Domaine de Maguelone, Saint Upéry

    Rosé Wines : Tavel, Bourgogne Rosé, Listel gris

    ...AND CHEESES...
    Blue cheeses : Fourme st Aubert, Bleu d’Auvergne, St. Agur, Roquefort Bleu Villages
    Goat Cheeses: Crottin de Chavignol, Pélardon de Cévennes, Picodon de l’Ardèche, Petit Billy, Rocamadour, Chabichou
    Cow cheeses: Petit Pont L’Eveque, Munster, Saint Marcellin, Livarot, Comté, Epoisses, Chaource, Amour de Nuits, Camembert, Colombière, Brie de Meaux
    Ewe (Sheep) cheeses: Tomme d’Arles, Cabécou, Banon de Provence
    TO CONTACT US
    Phone: +33 561 59 20 07, Fax: +33 561 59 23 54
    Phone (Toll-Free from USA + Canada): 1-800-688-0245
    Email: info@bargecompany.com
    Web: www.bargecompany.com

    The Barge Cruise Company Ltd, 2 Allée de Castelnouvel, 31490 Léguevin
    FRANCE