Noa Chef’s Hall is a bright star of the Baltic fine dining scene – not only is it Estonia’s leading restaurant, but also has been named the best Baltic restaurant by White Guide Baltic 2018. Headed by a duo of Estonia’s most talented chefs Orm Oja and Tonis Siigur and located in a stunning sea-side location just outside of Tallinn, Noa Chef’s Hall has become a real foodies’ destination. So can Noa Chef Hall’s wine list match the fame of its cuisine? It certainly can.
The wine programme of the restaurant is headed by Sander Kink, whose main passion (judging on wine list) lies in artisanal producers seeking to reflect their local terroirs, traditional and non-interventionalist winemaking. It’s as intriguing to seek for Geoffroy, Agrapart and Egly-Ouriet hidden among the classic grand marques of Champagne, as is to pick the new wave stars like Gravner, Occhipinti or Le Piane in the special chapters devoted just to Artisanal producers. We’d certainly suggest to seek Head Somm’s advice to navigate through this superb collection of artisanal producers or choose the “Matching wines” option of the tasting menu – we’re sure you’ll be in for some outstanding discoveries.
Otherwise, choose a well-known and expensive Grand Marque (Comtes de Champagne 2006, anyone?), enjoy the sea view (or Chef’s kitchen and action if you choose a seat by the bar), sit back and relax! You’re in for a treat!
Sommelier’s Pick: 2011 Le Piane Boca (Piemonte, Italy)