Wine Enthusiast 2012 100 Best Restaurants in America

We've combed the nation for the ultimate wine-centric dining establishments. So what does it take to make the cut for our America's 100 Best Wine Restaurants list? These superlative hot spots have established themselves as standouts for wine lovers, boasting visionary beverage programs and innovative menus, with eye-catching ambiance and exceptional service. Along with our picks, the following pages are filled with exclusive chef and sommelier interviews, delectable recipes, top trends and wine bottles to savor. There's something for every taste. Click on the regions on the map below to find out which restaurants made it on the list.

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Adour Alain Ducasse at The St. Regis New York

Description

Contemporary French in style, the seasonal menu is created to work in harmony with both red and white wines.

Region
Northeast
City
New York City
State
NY
Restaurant URL
adour-stregis.com
Menu Link
http://www.adour-stregis.com/menus/AdourNY_DinnerMenu_2012.pdf
Wine List Link
http://adour.startlogic.com/menus/AdourWineList_3-1-2012.pdf
Phone Number
(212) 710-2277
Open Table Link
http://www.opentable.com/adour-alain-ducasse-at-the-st-regis-new-york
Wine List Description
The wine list is 90% American and French, with 10% of offerings from the rest of the world.
Perfect Pairing
Langoustines a la Nage de Chardonnay with Pierre Morey’s 2008 Les Tessons Meursault. It works well with the texture of the langoustines, as the acidity and minerality from the Meursault cuts the creaminess of the nage and its citrus notes complement the grapefruit segments in the dish.
Riot-Worthy Dish
"Langoustines a la Nage de Chardonnay, which features a sauce that has a touch of orange and ginger and is served with grapefruit segments."
Destination Bottle Link 1
http://buyingguide.winemag.com/wineries/domaine-leflaive
Destination Bottle Link Text 1
Domaine Leflaive 1992 Batard-Montrachet
Destination Bottle Link 2
http://buyingguide.winemag.com/wineries/screaming-eagle
Destination Bottle Link Text 2
Screaming Eagle 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley)
Destination Bottle Link 3
http://buyingguide.winemag.com/wineries/moet-and-chandon/dom-perignon
Destination Bottle Link Text 3
Moët & Chandon 1973 Cuvée Dom Perignon Oenothèque Brut (Champagne)
Related Link 1
http://www.winemag.com/Wine-Enthusiast-Magazine/February-2011/Fare-Play-B-eacutearnaise-Revisited/
Related Link Text 1
Fare Play: Béarnaise, Revisited
Related Link 2
http://www.winemag.com/Wine-Enthusiast-Magazine/December-2008/Champagnes-Brightest-Stars/
Related Link Text 2
Champagne's Brightest Stars
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