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All dining requirements, formal or informal, must be booked no less than 5 days in advance of the relevant performance.Wines can be ordered up to 24 hours in advance. 

101 RED - CAPE MENTELLE CAB MERLOT 14 - €40

This blend seeks to capture the depth and structure of cabernet with the dark fruit and plush flavours of merlot, which when blended create a well- rounded, full and rich style. On the nose - Perfumed candied violets, cloves and black currant, with an inviting meaty note and hints of cocoa. Medium to full bodied palate with sweet ripe fruits of mulberry, plums and currants. The structure is fine with cocoa powder soft tannins providing great length and intensity of flavour balanced by a subtle mix of roasted spices

102 RED - TERRAZAS MALBEC 16 - €35

Bright red color with purple shades. Intense floral and fruity notes. Presence of violets, ripe black cherry and plum aromas. Reveals a toasty and spicy character of black pepper and chocolate. Its sweet and juicy mouthfeel delivers finesse, delicate tannins and an elegant finish of black fruits.

103 RED- CLOUDY BAY PINOT NOIR 15 - €50

Cropped at very low levels from vineyard sites in Marlborough, Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir is opulent and aromatic with notes of rose, violet and ripe berry fruit to dark cherry with a hint of luscious plum. The palate is extremely concentrated, framed with ripe silky tannins and complex spicy oak and verbal notes. This quintessential New Zealand Pinot Noir will accompany perfectly cold meats, venison and lamb dishes.

104 WHITE - CLOUDY BAY CHARDONNAY 15 - €45

Intense with an array of concentrated fruit, nutty wholemeal bread and savoury, sizzled butter influences. The texture is commendably soft, the length impressive and the finish bone dry without being too austere. A complete wine."

105 WHITE - DOMAINE DE THULON, BEAUJOLAIS-VILLAGES BLANC - CHARDONNAY - €35

This fun wine has attractive oatmeal and citrus aromas with a pleasantly round, yet crisp palate. Very typical of high-quality cool-climate Chardonnay, there is a delicious freshness with abundant white fruit flavors, delicate minerality, and great finesse.

106 WHITE - CLOUDY BAY SAUV BLANC 17 - €45

The complexity and balance of this wine have always amazed the best amateurs and wine tasters around the world. Its explosive bouquet of exotic fruits and so precisely balanced acidity proves the excellency of this faraway region and Cloudy Bay vineyards. One of the best Sauvignons around.

107 WHITE - JEAN-PAUL SEGUIN SAUVIGNON BLANC, 2017, LOIRE VALLEY - €35

This has pale lemon-pulp colour. The aromas bring to mind tangerines, honeydew melon and gooseberries with a pleasant whiff of flowers and chalky minerals. The palate has great richness, concentration, balance, and length, with flavours of lime, tangerine and green apple enhanced with a touch of dusty minerality and refreshing spice. 

108 WHITE - CAPE MENTELLE SAUV/ SEM 17 - €35

Cape Mentelle takes a non-interventionist approach towards this classic Margaret River blend of sauvignon blanc and semillon, preserving much fruit intensity and regional character. The style accentuates the fresh, vibrant fruit characters of both varieties with the added complexity and palate weight offered through a small component of barrel fermentation. 

109 ROSE - CHATEAU BEAULIEU ROSE, D'AIX-EN-PROVENCE - €40

This is gorgeous typical Rosé from Provence and from one of its finest properties. Lovely nose of strawberries-and-cream and a refreshing and balanced palate. Ideal candidate to show the versatility of Rosé

110 SPARKLING - DOMINIO DE THARSYS CAVA - €40

The wine is fresh with fine bubbles, clean floral notes and nice grassy aromas. Further notes of banana and citrus fruits are revealed and the finish is crunchy with balanced acidity.

111 SPARKLING - VALDO ROSE PROSECCO - SPARKLING ROSE - €40

Valdo Floral Prosecco Rosè Brut is a sparkling rose, beautiful on the inside as it is on the outside. On the nose has a fine, elegant and complex structure with aromas of blossom and a consistent presence of raspberry. The palate has a pleasant tickle of delicate bubbles, pleasant round warm and charming fruity flavours. The whirlwind of sensations generated by this excellent Rosé wine from the Valdo expertise, is a pure delight.

112 SPARKLING - RUINART BLANC DE BLANC - €85

Beautiful pale golden yellow colour with gentle green reflections, a vibrant, luminous colour. Active effervescence with a persistent release of bubbles. At first very intense on the nose, with fresh fruit notes, particularly ripe citrus fruits. A second refined floral nose with notes of white flowers and fruits (white peaches, pineapple). A supple, harmonious attack on the palate, very rounded. Vinosity that is not excessive, supported by excellent freshness. Notes of nectarines, citrus fruits with a pleasant mineral quality in the finish. Long, very refreshing finish.

 

 

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The Blackwater Valley Opera Festival, centered in Lismore, Co. Waterford, is held in the breathtakingly beautiful surroundings of Lismore Castle and Historic Houses on the shores of the scenic Blackwater River.

Lismore Music Festival Clg
t/a Blackwater Valley Opera Festival,
8 Main Street,
Lismore,
Waterford

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