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Wine Pairing with Neil Ellis and Muratie Wines

  • Makaranga Garden Lodge 1 Igwababa Road Kloof, KZN, 3640 South Africa (map)

Jane Linely-Thomas will be hosting our next wine pairing evening.

Join us for an exciting evening of gourmet cuisine carefully paired with wines from Neil Ellis & Muratie Wines. Neil Ellis set out to identify distinct terroir in which individual varieties will excel. He placed the emphasis not only on the environment but also on caring viticultural practices by a dedicated team of growers which extends through to the winemaking practices.

Muratie has been known for being the first producer of Pinot Noir as well as fine ports. Along with the development of other varietals, Muratie has elevated itself into a new appreciation amongst truly discerning wine lovers. control of these incredible wines.

R280 per person

MENU

WELCOME DRINK
Neil Ellis Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc.

AMUSE-BOUCHE
Medium spiced Thai butternut soup with poppy seed Grissini.
Paired with Muratie Lauren’s Camphor.

STARTER
A trio of Thai style wantons showcasing, prawn scallops and crab.
Paired with Neil Ellis Elgin Chardonnay.

ENTRÉE
Seared tuna with Asian greens and golden keta caviar.
Paired with Neil Ellis Groenekloof Shiraz.

MAINS
Medallions of Veal served with a creamy garlic sauce and scaloppini potatoes.
Paired with Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot.

DESSERT
Pear, almond and cranberry tart  with caramelised ice cream.
Paired with Muratie Ben Prins Cape Vintage port.

Bookings are essential.  Please email reservations@makaranga.com or phone 031 764 6616 to book.