Vintage Champagnes, Limited Edition Whiskeys and Reserve Wines Featured on the Exclusive Menu
On Friday, November 3, OAK Long Bar + Kitchen unveiled a pop-up Champagne Lounge that will be open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m.– close (1 a.m.) through the end of January.
The high-end “Champagne Lounge” menu will offer rare and exclusive beverages all serviced from OAK Long Bar + Kitchen’s extensive cellar and whiskey library, including: vintage champagnes, a rotating selection of limited edition whiskey, and top-rated reserve wines. The intimate experience will be hosted in the restaurant’s Red Room, which features 14 seats, a glass-walled wine vault, cozy fireplace and original stained glass windows.
“We are proud to introduce a sophisticated experience that will pique the interest of selective beverage connoisseurs and those looking for a refined evening out in Boston,” said Daniel Loperfido, Assistant General Manager at OAK Long Bar + Kitchen. “Our ‘Champagne Lounge’ is the perfect spot to enjoy a pre-dinner libation or post-dinner nightcap in a luxe setting, especially for holiday celebrations.”
Three elegant champagnes available by the glass in half and full pours. Perlage system will be used to retain original flavors and sparkle for each tasting. Also, a full list of vintage champagnes will be offered for bottle service.
* 2006 Dom Pérignon ($25 half; $50 full)
* Veuve Clicquot Rose ($14 half; $28 full)
* Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut ($12 half; $24 full)
A rotating, diverse selection of nearly 50 premium offerings available in 1 oz. and 2 oz. pours. Guests can also order flights of either American whiskey or international whisky featuring three 1 oz. pours; price based on availability. The menu will always showcase several rare and widely followed spirits, while supplies last. For example, Friday’s menu will include pours of the following:
* Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 23yr–Frankfort, KY ($45 for 1 oz.; $90 for 2 oz.)
* Yamazaki Sherry 2016 edition–Japan ($70 for 1 oz.; $140 for 2 oz.)
* Whistlepig Boss Hog The Independent–Middlebury, VT ($32 for 1 oz.; $64 for 2 oz.)
A collection of exceptional quality, limited production wines available by the glass in half and full pours. Many of these wines are normally reserved for bottle service, but OAK Long Bar + Kitchen will offer them for tastings using coravin technology. Example wines:
* 2013 Cheval des Andes-Mendoza–Argentina; 98 points James Suckling ($25 half; $50 full)
* 2013 Trinchero Mario’s Cabernet–Napa Valley; only 3,000 cases made ($15 half; $30 full)
A curated menu of shareable bites, such as local meats and cheeses, tuna tartare and smoked bluefish toast, will be available to order in the “Champagne Lounge” along with beverages. A special VIP table for two by the fireplace can be reserved for full dinner service. Reservations for the pop-up are strongly encouraged. Walk-ins welcome on a first-come, first-served basis.
Additionally, OAK Long Bar + Kitchen is now accepting VIP table reservations for the best seats in the dining room every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night from 9 p.m.–close (1 a.m.) through January. Each table costs $250 and comes with a complimentary amuse from the kitchen and the guest’s choice of a 750ML bottle of Dom Pérignon or a 1.5L “Magnum” bottle of Veuve Clicquot Brut Rose. Tables are guaranteed to be in the heart of the restaurant and can seat up to five guests, or host up to 10 standing.
To make a reservation for the pop-up Champagne Lounge or to reserve a VIP table, please call OAK Long Bar + Kitchen at 617-585-7222.