Vinexpo 2013 dinner: a tribute to great winemakers and a retrospective of Haut-Bailly

Wednesday June 19th, 2013, at the heart of the Vinexpo week in Bordeaux, Château Haut-Bailly celebrated fifteen years since Robert and Elisabeth Wilmers purchased the estate in 1998, during its traditional Vinexpo Wednesday evening.

Festivities started with a retrospective tasting of Château Haut-Bailly from 2012 to 1998, followed by a dinner envisioned and coordinated by Philipe Labbé, renowned chef of the restaurant l’Abeille (Shangri-La, Paris), who was recently awarded Cook of the Year by Gault & Millau. Nicknamed « the chiseller », Labbé marries original products and traditional specialties, revealing his expertise. At Haut-Bailly, he took the challenge of highlighting a selection of rare wines from across the world: Domaine Roulot Clos de Mon Plaisir 2009, Harlan Estate 2006, Screaming Eagle 2005, Château Haut-Bailly 1983 jeroboam and Trimbach Gewurztraminer Sélection de Grains Nobles 2001.

Food and wine came together on this special occasion to convey the emotions of Haut-Bailly enthusiasts.