Meet the wine producer
Petit Pois Bistro is teaming up with DrinkUp.London this month to hold the first sitting in a new series of tasting dinners sponsored by DrinkUp.London. Join us on Thursday 12 April and meet celebrated wine producer Lionel Gosseaume as he walks you through some exceptional wines from Touraine along with a specially created pairing menu created by the Petit Pois Bistro team.
To book please go to https://drinkup.london/events/18451/the-loire-moments-supper-club/
On April 12th at the ever charming Petit Pois Bistro in Hoxton Square, join wine expert Heather Dougherty with celebrated wine producer Lionel Gosseaume for the premier Loire Moments Supper Club event, focusing on IG Val de Loire and Sauvignon wines from Touraine with an exquisite pairing menu created by the team at Petit Pois.
- Touraine Chenonceaux 2016 - la Voûte - J. Delaunay
- Touraine Sauvignon 2016 - Clos du Tue-Boeuf (Puzelat) - Petit Buisson
- Touraine Sauvignon 2016 - Réserve Seraph (Maison Chainier)
- Touraine Oisly 2016 - Domaine de Pierre - L. Gosseaume
- Touraine Oisly 2015 - Domaine de Marcé - Coulée Galante
- IGP Val de Loire Sauvignon Blanc 2016 – Famille Bougrier
- Wild Mussels Cabbage, seaweed, Breton cider
- Rock Oyster Rhubarb ice
- Roast Chicken breast with pomme puree and a morels sauce
- Petit Pois' famous Mousse Au Chocolat
A large and varied region, Touraine produces wines in every color – white, rosé and red – from an expansive palette of grape varieties. The appellation stretches from Anjou to the west to the Sologne region in the east. Touraine Sauvignon blanc – newly appointed unique grape variety for white wines in Touraine – is a perfect image of the diversity of the region.
Who’s Lionel Gosseaume?
Lionel Gosseaume did not establish himself as a winegrower until he was 37 years old. He struggled and fought for a long time to avoid following in his family’s footsteps, but without success. In the end, he caught the wine bug, and in 2007 took over the small vineyard. Ten vintages later, he does not have any regrets.
Lionel Gosseaume is born and bred in this side of the world: his first steps amongst the grapes were on Danielle and Pierre, his parents’, vineyard. They were winegrowers and children of winegrowers; his family have been wine growers for generations and this love for grapes was passed onto their son. Lionel named his vineyard “Domaine de Pierre” as a tribute to his father, who passed away a few years before.
Apart from managing his vineyard, Lionel works in the professional defence field. He is also a member of the interprofession for Loire Valley wines, Interloire, and is heavily involved in the generic trade body for Touraine wines, particularly for the Touraine Oisly appellation.