Who would have thought that we’d be presenting one other stunning French-Mexican affair with our readers!? It’s with nice pleasure that we share with you a superbly combined cocktail of cultures from the inventive thoughts of Charlotte Poésie and the lens of Stephen Liberge…
“Charlotte-Marie & Fernando mentioned Sure, within the coronary heart of a household winery, Château d’Armailhac, close to Bordeaux… a spring marriage ceremony, with a rustic french styled, elegant and poetic, within the coronary heart of the vineyards.
This French fort dates from the seventeenth century, and it’s categorized as a Fifth Progress within the well-known classification drawn up by Bordeaux wine brokers since 1855. Since 1933, it’s nonetheless the property of the illustrious household.
Château d’Armailhac, a curious half home, a white stone constructing, is surrounded by an impressive park, linked by a powerful driveway to one of many household’s different well-known properties, Mouton Rothschild.
Our couple met in Mexico, Fernando is Mexican, they usually needed to honour their two cultures in a delicate and delicate manner, an invite to journey.
The day began on the Relais Château Cordeillan-Bages (Pauillac), with their French and Mexican bridesmaids and groomsmen for preparations.
They have fun their engagement within the little and delightful church of the village. An arch of flowers on both aspect of the doorway, and garlands of foliage adorned the Roman vaults and the center of the Church. Charlotte-Marie entered in entrance of all their company, on her father’s arm, to an aria by Edith Piaf – La vie en rose. This bride had a lot grace.
They’ve joined their company for the cocktail at Château d’Armailhac, accompanied by Mariachis, taking part in a standard Mexican tune ‘Cielito Lindo’. It was an unimaginable shock for his or her company.
The reception passed off in 2 ephemeral enormous tents. The primary for the cocktail get together, open onto the park, with leather-based chesterfields, giant flowery bars. The opposite hosted dinner, with vintage chandeliers and velvet drapes, to create a lounge space for the night.
The décor had some small Mexican touches, with the paper garlands of Papel Picado, the beautiful colors of flowers and agaves combined on the tables, and the photobooth equipment like sombrero, coming straight from Mexico.
The park has been landscaped for the event with palm timber, cacti, lemon timber, olive timber, agaves. All stationery and signage was offered in each languages.
The style buds and pupils have been additionally within the highlight, to start with tailored cocktails for every of our newlyweds: the ‘Mexican Punch’ and the ‘French Contact’, then dishes with Franco-Mexican accents, ready by the caterer and with a Mexican chef.
A delight, an ideal stability of flavours: Carpaccio of Saint-Jacques in Aguachile, Beurre Blanc sauces primarily based on Mezcal, full-bodied juice with smoked Morita pepper, and authentic and candy desserts: Strawberry and Aloevera, Good chocolate iced with avocado, and naturally the standard French cake of vanilla and chocolate cream puffs.
After a powerful shock organized with their households, a fireworks show in music and within the colors of their two nations in the course of the vineyards, the dance get together was launched till the early hours of the morning.
A stupendous and vibrant marriage ceremony, two languages and one coronary heart.”
A Mexican Punch With A French Contact In Bordeaux Snapshot
A Mexican Punch With A French Contact In Bordeaux Distributors
Planner Charlotte Poésie | Photographer Stephen Liberge | Catering Lacoste Traiteur | Rent Be Lounge | Rent Choices | Ornament Le Scenographe | Florist Fleurs de Mars | Hair & Make-up Les Coquettes Celebration | Brides Gown Rosa Clara | Leisure El Mariachi Valdes | Leisure Yanis Texier DJ | Leisure Ellipse Pyrotechnie | Lodging Château Cordeillan – Bages | Venue Château d’Armailhac