Her Majesty the Queen clinks glasses of Camel Valley with President of Mexico
4th March 2015
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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