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Pouilly-Fume, Sancerre and Globetrotter !

Le Versance - DevantureThis is a “master stroke“1 for Samuel Cavagnis, who opened his own restaurant ten years ago. Located near the Place de la Bourse, in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, Le Versance is today awarded with 2 toques Gault & Millau.

All the team warmly welcomes you in this “intimate and elegant setting”2 where “exposed beams and stain-glassed windows”2 coexist with design furniture. A “romantic and chic” atmosphere, perfect for an intimate dinner for two. However, nothing stops you from enjoying the “simple and refined cuisine” 3 of the Chef for other events : the lounge dedicated to apéritif lends itself to evenings with friends whereas the private lounge upstairs will be more appropriate for business lunches. During summer, you could also enjoy the sun on the elegant terrasse located in the pedestrian street.

In the kitchen, the Chef Samuel CavagnisLe Versance - Chef Samuel Cavagnis offer you globetrotters’ dishes. Effectively, this one travelled all over the world during several years – from Chicago to Vietnam, through Australia, Lebanon or even Taiwan3 – to meet worldwide cultures and flavors. And after his “atypical career shaped from all corners of the world”2, he finally decided to settle in Paris. Now, he creats dishes with “French roots tinted of exotism”4, between modern and tradition.

Le Versance - Salle du Haut

Endowed with an remarkable cellar, Le Versance also proposes you more than 120 references, “from exceptional grand Crus to suprising wines”3. And now, you can find on the wine list our Pouilly-Fumé Les Pierres de Pierre and Les Angelots as well as our Sancerre Rouge Thauvenay. These wines will perfectly match the “sensitive and inventive cuisine”2 of the Chef Cavagnis : Blue lobster rosted with curry and its sauce with Vin Jaune, Calf sweetbreads and its stilton cake and pears with spices, or even a fantastic dessert offering a variety of apples nuances4.

The favourite quote of the Chef Samuel Cavagnis : “Inviting someone is taking care of his hapiness during all the time he is in your household.” (Brillat-Savarin).

Le Versance - Plats (Large)

Sources (Text and photos) : 1Guide Michelin, 2 lafourchette.com, 3leversance.fr, 4Gault & Millau

Information :

Le Versance – 16, rue Feydeau – 75002 PARIS – 01 45 08 00 08

Open from Tuesday to Friday from 12:00 to 2:00 pm and from 8:00 to 10:00 pm, and on Saturday from 7:30 to 10:00 pm.

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Our Sancerre Thauvenay White and Redin a 5-star Hotel

What about enjoying our Sancerre Thauvenay White and Red on a terrace in the shade of a pine, lulled by the chirping of cicadas ?

Now, this is possible in “one of the pearls of St-Tropez”1, the Benkirai Hotel, actually awarded 5 stars on the Michelin Guide.

This “authentic Mediterranean architecture”1 houses an interior, entirely designed in a contemporary style by the famous French designer Patrick Jouin. Hence, “Provençal tradition and modernity” perfectly match together. Refined lines, marine colours, made-to-measure furniture… The all interior tempts you to rest. And the same applies to the exterior, where you can enjoy a fabulous view on the Mediterranean landscape.Benkiraï Plats

In the kitchen, the Chef Bilal Amrani will delight you presenting this year a menu with sunny flavours, marked by Mediterranean influences. Since 2015, the former chef of the Sivolière, Courchevel or the Messardière or the Bistrot à la Truffe, St-Tropez signs a delicious, healthy and coloured cuisine. And now, you can combine a gilthead seabream, a grilled lobster ‘a la plancha’ or a risotto with our Sancerre Thauvenay White 2014 or enjoy a carpaccio, a grilled meat with our Sancerre Thauvenay Red 2012.

You can also enjoy the numerous leisure activities suggested by the Hotel : massages, cosmetic cares, heated pool…  And if you want to visit around, be aware that the Hotel is located near the centre of St-Tropez, not far away from the Pampelonne and Salins beaches.

 

Sources (text and photos) : 1 : www.hotel-benkirai.com ; 2 : www.voyageprive.com ; Magazine Pure Saint-Tropez, Août 2015, Carine Roux

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Pouilly-Fume Villa Paulus and Sancerre Thauvenay at the Crocodile…

Now, you can enjoy our Pouilly-Fume Villa Paulus 2014 and our Sancerre Thauvenay White 2015 in a key avenue of Strasbourg.

Crocodile RestaurantIn the heart of the Alsatian capital, the Crocodile – Michelin starred restaurant is actually a historical place where “prestige and refinement” prevail. Warmly welcomed by the staff, you can have lunch facing a famous painting signed Grison or have dinner under the 19th glass roof.

Here, “freshness, quality and flavors” Crocodile Platare the watchwords. The Chef Ludovic Kientez revisits an authentic cuisine, “homemade” with local and seasonal products. Hence, his cuisine perfectly matches the wines selected by Gilbert Mestrallet, Best Maître d’Hôtel Sommelier de France of 1979-1980. Indeed, The Crocodile is famous for its remarkable wine cellar and now, you can find our Pouilly-Fume Villa Paulus 2014 and our Sancerre Thauvenay White 2015 on the wine list, many times qualified as “the most attractive list of the World by Wine Spectator Magazine”.

Crocodile Equipe

 

Sources (text and photos) : www.au-crocodile.com ; www.restaurant.michelin.fr