Help Finalize Wine/Food New Years'Eve Pairing

Hi,

I asked for recommendations for pairing food/wine for a New Years menu and got many excellent suggestions in. I listed the suggestions with the courses and am now looking to pair things from my cellar. I was wondering if you guys could be so kind as to have a look at my cellar and help pair things from there.

 The available cellar is this one: https://drive.google.com/file/...3oETZOPF-Pf4fCk/view

Since it is New Year: no price range. The best match and oldest wines prefered!

The Menu and my thoughts:

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*Lobster salad *

*Grapefruit - fregula - apple - candied tomato - cocktail sauce *

Suggestions from you guys:

Champagne: type

Blanc de Blancs

Taittinger Comtes

Pierre Peters Grand Cru BdB Cuvée de Reserve

Pol Roger Blanc de Blancs

Pierre Peters Chetillons

Ruinart Blanc de Blanc

From my Cellar: Unsure. Many available options. The Ruinart Blanc de Blancs might work?

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*‘Cappuccino’ of ground chicory - scallops - chive cream *

*Toast of chicory, bacon and Reypenaer [type of cheese] *

Suggestions from you guys(also with next course):

White Burgundy

Girardin 1er Vineyard designate Meursaults , richer

Corton Charlemagne is awesome. (C-C Quintessence .

Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey 1er Cru single vineyard St Aubins are excellent

Comtes Lafon Meursault les Charmes.

Kumeu River Chardonnay Hunting Hill. (Mate’s and even the basic Estate “Chardonnay Kumeu” are also good.)

Puligny-Montrachet

Chablis

Sancerre

South African SB

Sauvignon Blanc with a bit of Semillon

Sec or Demi-Sec Vouvray

From my Cellar: Unsure. Many available options. Is there a good solid older white that would work in your opinion?

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*Brill [Fish, similar to Turbot] 'à la nage' with Zeeland mussels, gray shrimps and chestnut mushrooms *

 *Foamy crustacean sauce *

Suggestions (see previous course)

*Crispy fried veal cheek and thymus [ also known as neck sweetbread ; veal sweetbread] *

*Mousselines of celeriac and parsnip - croquettes of polenta - spring rolls of forest mushrooms - sauce of Porto *

Suggestions from you guys:

red Burgundy

Burgundy from Beaune

Chambolle-Musigny

*morey or Gevrey

Bourdeaux

Cru Beaujolais

rustic Rhone (north or south),

St Joseph (Strong)
rustic Barolo.

Rioja Roda I would be great, though Spanish wines didn’t really come to mind.

Burlotto Monvigliero
Jamet Cote-Rotie

Nebbiolo

Chateau-neuf-du-pape

Pegau, Donjon, etc. I love Pegau.
Pintia

Domaine des Lambrays CdL with a little age or Bachelet Corbeaux with a little age or de Montille 1er Cru Volnays or Foillard Morgon Cote du Py

From my Cellar: Again Unsure. Many available options. I'd prefer something on the stronger side, I guess.

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*Apple pie from the oven with figs, raisins and pistachios * *'Globe' of bitter chocolate with speculaas ice cream *

Here I know: D'Oliveira Verdelho Madeira 1966

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 Any help is much appreciated! Looking forward to suggestions.

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winetarelli posted:

Sorry. Getting a “file does not exist” error. 

be careful of the drive by google docs link btw.  There was a 0 day bug  in windows targetting folks who would click on google drive links and dropping off a payload.  Might be worthwhile getting your computer scanned.

g-man posted:
winetarelli posted:

Sorry. Getting a “file does not exist” error. 

be careful of the drive by google docs link btw.  There was a 0 day bug  in windows targetting folks who would click on google drive links and dropping off a payload.  Might be worthwhile getting your computer scanned.

Thanks for the info. Apple iPhone should be ok, though, right?

winetarelli posted:
g-man posted:
winetarelli posted:

Sorry. Getting a “file does not exist” error. 

be careful of the drive by google docs link btw.  There was a 0 day bug  in windows targetting folks who would click on google drive links and dropping off a payload.  Might be worthwhile getting your computer scanned.

Thanks for the info. Apple iPhone should be ok, though, right?

alas,  i have no idea, 0 apple products in the home =)

Looks like a great menu and a nice cellar.  My experience is that there is no single, absolute, perfect wine for a dish.  You have a good selection of Champagne for the lobster salad.  I would imagine any of the white Burgundy will work nicely with the scallops and the red Burgundies and the Jamet with the sweetbreads.   I think it's really down to a preference.  I'm a big fan of Pierre Peters especially with some age to them.   Enjoy!

Your URL had "..." in the actual link to the google spreadsheet, so it was simply returning a 404 error. The forum copy/paste shortened your link and was the culprit and there was nothing to worry about.

Awesome looking menu. The chicory and scallops sounds odd, but what do I know? Any info on how that's prepared?

From your cellar I’d do whatever is your favorite Blanc de Blancs, the Dublere Corton-Charlemagne and the Briailles Corton or Mortet CdV.  If you want something “stronger” (or a safer bet) for the red, maybe the Vaudieu CdP.  Apart from your Champagnes, I’m not super familiar with the other wines I’m recommending except I’ve had Vadieu once and I think Chadon de Briailles once. But a quick glance online and it all seems high quality and those are the regions and ages I would aim for, so...

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