Hosted by Mandalay Bay Director of Wine Harley Carbery and Penfolds
Winemaking Ambassador DLynn Proctor Thursday, June 5 at 6:30 p.m.

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Charlie Palmer’s Aureole at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino will partner with Penfolds for an exclusive wine pairing dinner Thursday, June 5 at 6:30 p.m. Penfolds, a renowned Australian wine producer, was founded in Adelaide in 1844 by Christopher and Mary Penfold. The winery is one of the oldest in Australia and produces varietals such as Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Riesling and Grenache. Each course of the dinner will be paired with Penfolds’ exquisite wines, as selected by the evening’s hosts, Mandalay Bay Director of Wine Harley Carbery and Penfolds Winemaking Ambassador DLynn Proctor.

The event will tantalize taste buds with a six-course menu created by Aureole’s Executive Chef Vincent Poussel and Executive Pastry Chef Megan Bringas, and will feature:

  • Chef’s Signature Hors-d’oeuvres; paired with 2013 Bin 51 Riesling
    Seared Halibut Cheeks and Slow Poached Organic Brown Eggwith sour dough crisp, tiny vegetables, confit lemon and pickled ramps; paired with 2011 Yattarna Chardonnay
    Colorado Lamb Skewer and Vegetable Tianwith merguez sausage, kidney, loin, pesto pomme puree and mint jus; paired with 2010 Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon
    Whole Roasted Duroc Pork Shoulder and Grilled Bellywith confit shallots, dry prunes and pee-wee potatoes; paired with 2009 St. Henri Shiraz
    Herb Roasted Veal Loin and Golden Chanterelleswith fava beans and crones fricassee and tarragon veal jus; paired with 2004 Grange
    Ocutan Dark Chocolate Cremeuxwith wilted blackberry compote and smoked almond crisp; paired with Grandfather Rare Tawny

Tickets are priced at $225 per person, all-inclusive. To make a reservation, call (702) 632-7401. Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend.