Barolo Wine Dinner – Tuesday January 29th at 6pm
Dear Friends, we are inviting you to enjoy the delicious wines of Barolo (Piedmont) with us accompanied by four courses crafted by our executive Chef.
Barolo is a red Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG) wine produced in the northern Italian region of Piedmont. It is made from the Nebbiolo grape and is often described as one of Italy’s greatest wines.
Here is what Italian Wine experts at DOCG imports have to say about this wine – (these notes are about the wine that will be served alongside the first course)
This three course dinner with exclusive wine pairings is offered for $89 (+tax and gratuity)
WINE PROFILE / TASTING NOTES
The color is bright red with orange highlights. Elegant and full bouquet, with floral notes and wild fruits. Velvety in the mouth. Rich in structure to last long over the years.
In the heart of the Langhe hills, a very few kilometers south of the city of Alba, in the territory of Laa Morra, is located in the Vineyard named La Serra. Southwest exposure. The territory belongs to the geological formation called” terreno tortoriano”, with calcareous marl and clay.
In October, during the first twenty days, the grapes are rigorously picked by hand. The fermentation, with the traditional method, has a duration of 10 to 15 days, have a controlled temperature. The pumping over is frequent in order to optimize the extraction of polyphenols.
FOOD & WINE PAIRING
This wine is the right match with roasted red meats, stews, game, truffle dishes, aged cheese. It is the essential ingredient for the preparation of the so-called “Brasato al Barolo” (meat braised in Barolo) typical recipe of the Piedmontese cuisine.
Brasato al Barolo con Patate alla Paprika
Beef Braised in Barolo Red Wine served with Paprika Wild Potatoes
Pairing: A glass of Barolo, Villa Penna, Piemonte ‘12
Pizza alla Carbonara
Pizza topped with Mozzarella Fiordilatte, Quail Eggs, crunchy Pancetta Italiana, shaved Pecorino Sardo extra-aged, fresh black pepper
Pairing: A glass of Barolo, La Serra, Villa Penna, Piemonte ‘10
Pizza in Pala con Funghi Selvatici, Lardo, Fonduta di Fontina Valdostana e Olio al Tartufo Bianco
Roman Style Pizza topped with sautéed Wild Mushrooms, Lardo, Fontina Cheese Fondue, White Truffle EVOO
Pairing: A glass of Barolo, Riserva, Villa Penna, Piemonte ‘10 (VERY LIMITED PRODUCTION)
Mousse di Mirtillo con Cioccolato Bianco a Scaglie
Homemade Blueberry Mousse topped with shaved White Chocolate
Pairing: A glass of Moscato d’Asti DOCG, Scagliola, Piemonte