It is now customary for Chandon to hold a seasonal party in Punta del Este with an Argentine celebrity. This year he turns 10, the house he chose was the one where Iván de Pineda was staying to spend this summer. The appointment was at 10 pm in Punta Piedras on the way to the sea.
The guest list was very exclusive and many tried to sneak in and enter because the rumor that this year they had prepared to exploit the 10-year anniversary took over the east. Recreating a trend of the great international celebrations, where the brand and a celebrity act as hosts, Iván supervised every detail of the party, from the decoration, the music and the timing of the dance.
The entire show took place in the beach house created by the Argentine architect, Mario Connio, for many the architect N ° 1 of Punta del Este, and the special setting was in charge of Javier Iturrioz, who respected the natural spirit of the house, and He strengthened it to make it “very Chandon Délice” achieving a perfect integration with nature and the environment of the place. Located on the sea and made with noble materials such as wood, stone and glass, it had the dance floor mounted on the beach, so that the guests can enjoy dancing very close to the sea.
The night passed in a relaxed atmosphere and under a starry night. The menu designed by Juan Pablo Clerici from Namm and Café Misterio to pair with Chandon Délice: salmon tiradito with passion fruit and citrus honey, spicy tartar salmon roll; craker roll, salmon skin with mango ginger; prawn roll. In addition, at a large table you could serve :; smoked sole tacos; fresh Rocha clams parmesan. In addition, they could taste a variety of exquisite cheeses and hams.
After the first bites, it was time for the hot plate. The guests were able to enjoy silverside tenderloins from the lagoon accompanied by grilled sweet potato puree and a green curry sauce with fresh herbs and coconut; and grilled lamb sorrentinos with caramelized onions, roasted aubergines and lemon thyme cream. And they could choose between a few fresh strawberries, accompanied with white balsamic vinegar cream and homemade vanilla soft ice cream or a passion fruit cream, white chocolate mousse and citrus fruits, for dessert.
Some guests looked more cheerful than others. Costantini Sr. danced all night with his new girlfriend, a very young girl, Calu arrived without Polito and went to the dance floor without hesitation. Florencia Raggi, Nacho Viale, Nicole and Geraldine Neumann also came there. Valeria Mazza and Alejandro Gravier also danced, along with a group of friends, including Gianfranco Macri, but from the deck of the house. Finally, when the dawn began, Iván de Pineda along with Luz and a group of friends jumped on the beach to enjoy closer to the sea and the beginning of the new day dancing.
Chandon’s claim is “There are always reasons” and 10 years of these white nights in Punta del Este and the arrival of a new year were reasons enough to celebrate. A magical night in Punta Piedras that lasted until dawn.