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Wine plays an integral part in almost every fine dining experience, and that’s certainly true at Per Se where you can (and should) ask the sommelier to suggest some pours with your meal. Head sommelier Michel Couvreux and his staff will choose the best wines based on your taste and budget. Wine accompaniments begin at $295.
Among the by-the-glass selections, there are sparklings, like a 2007 Schramsberg from Napa Valley and Billecart-Salmon rosé; whites, including a 2009 Selbach-Oster Riesling and 2009 Ceritas Chardonnay; reds, like a 2005 Chevalier de Lascombes and 2007 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon. You’ll also be able to sip sake from Midori-Kawa and Chiyonosono or sherry, like Gonzales Byass palo cortado or Lustau amontillado.
The Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star restaurant's wine collection spans the globe and includes many rare vintages and limited-release bottles from small producers. The head sommelier at the New York restaurant chooses wines that best accompany the contemporary American food.