Seven 90+ point Argentinean Wine Dinner

November 2, 2009 at 6:00pm
Fri, 16th Oct 2009
By Jodi Breslow

Join us, along with VineConnections, for a delicious Wine Dinner featuring seven 90+ point wines from Argentina.

Download flyer, menu, and wine notes here.

Hor d’Oeuvre Reception

Crios Torrontes 2009 (90 points)        Crios Rose of Malbec 2008 (90 points)

Oven Roasted Tomato Crostini Montrachet
Plum tomatoes delicately roasted with olive oil, garlic and fresh thyme. Served on toasted baguette with goat cheese, basil and pine nuts

Crab Cakes ~ Cajun Style
Bite-size seasoned Dungeness crab meat served with a Cajun rémoulade sauce

Walnut Bleu Cheese Mushroom
Mushroom cap filled with bleu cheese
and toasted walnuts

Duxelle Mushroom Napoleon Puff
Bite size puff pastry filled with a reduction of fresh creamed mushroom baked to a golden brown

Parmesan Prosciutto Shrimp
Jumbo shrimp wrapped in prosciutto and finished with a parmesan gratin

Short Plate Dinner Service

Salmon en Croûte with Basil Beurre Blanc
Fresh salmon filet layered with spinach and salmon mousse, wrapped
in delicate puff pastry and baked to a golden brown.
Accompanied by a basil beurre blanc

Luca Chardonnay 2007 (92 points)

Roasted Duck with Raspberry Sauce & Mixed Wild Rice
Tender slowly roasted farm raised duck
with our great raspberry sauce served over mixed wild rice

Luca Pinot Noir 2007 (92 points)        Susana Balbo Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 (91 points)

Braised Beef Short Ribs with Potatoes au Gratin
A hearty dish slowly cooked for tenderness, served with aromatic vegetables
and our famous potatoes au gratin

La Posta Paulucci Vineyards Malbec 2007 (90 points)        Ben Marco Malbec 2007 (90 points)


French Artisan Cheese Plate
Mini Chocolate Éclair

Wine of your choice from above

To make a reservation or to request more information on this wine dinner, please contact Sommelier Gino Campbell at (858) 488-1725 x326.

Download flyer, menu, and wine notes here.

This article was posted on Fri, 16th Oct 2009

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