The Lanesborough Opens Apsleys

    Apsleys, the new restaurant that opened in London’s Lanesborough hotel, is a destination for wine connoisseurs.  Its expansive wine cellar?featuring 500 celebrated Italian and French vintages?is open for guests to peruse personally. Tempting selections include a Chateau Lafleur Pomerol 1947 in magnum for about $23,000 and a 1997 Sori San Lorenzo Angelo Gaja for about $2,000. The sommelier serves wines by the glass to highlight a different Italian region as well as to complement the current menu. Current wines by the glass include Petrus 1985, Mouton Rothschild 1996, and Sassicaia 2001 chosen to pair with beefsteak Fiorentina with bone marrow sauce, made by head chef Nick Bell, formerly of London’s Cecconi. (44. 20.7259.5599)

    ?Alexandra Foster

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