Her Majesty the Queen clinks glasses of Camel Valley with President of Mexico

4th March 2015

majesty the queen and camel valley

The Mexican President is on a 3 day state visit to England. Last night 170 guests attended Buckingham Palace for a lavish state banquet. The menu for the banquet hosted by the Queen for President Nieto and has wife included poached fillets of Dover sole, noisettes of Windsor Estate lamb and spiced chocolate torte.

English sparkling wine also featured at the banquet with  Camel Valley Pinot Noir 2008 Brut being served and the Queen even clinked glasses of the Camel Valley Pinot Noir 2008 Brut with the President.

The menu in full:

Poached fillets of Dover sole with wild mushrooms and shellfish cream sauce

Noisettes of Windsor estate lamb, sauteed artichokes, green beans and marinated tomatoes

Boulangere potatoes and Gratinated fennel

Spiced chocolate torte

Selection of assorted fruits

Coffee and petit fours

Camel Valley Pinot Noir 2008 Brut 

Felton Road Chardonnay 2008, Central Otago

Vosne-Romanee 1er Cru Les Malconsorts 1999 (Domaine Hudelot-NoeIIat)

G.H. Mumm Demi-Sec

Warre’s Vintage Port 1977 

Glass of Bubbly

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