Friday, December 17, 2010

Le Bistro Wine Tasting 12/15/10

Our wine dinner at Le Bistro was COMPLETELY SOLD OUT and a total success!!

The stars of the evening were 5 fabulous wines from Emiliana winery of Chile.  Grown organically, Emiliana has a slate of wonderful, reasonably priced wines that the diners at the packed restaurant unanimously adored.

The 5 course dinner was made up of delicious organic food dishes prepared by Chef Andy Devlin.  

$39 per person includes 5-course meal and wine.
Tip and tax are not included.
The courses and wine pairings were:

---------- FIRST COURSE ----------

California Goat Cheese & Broken Walnut Layered Roulade, Organic Pickled Vegetables & White Truffle Oil Crostini.

Emiliana Natura Chardonnay 2009
"Smooth, light, tropical, floral hints."

---------- SECOND COURSE ----------

Grilled Roast Red Pepper and Hearts of Palm,
Chicken Mousseline Layered Terrine.

Emiliana Natura Sauvignon Blanc 2009
"Terrific citrus highlights, flower notes, long finish."

---------- THIRD COURSE ----------

Grass Fed Beef Bourguignon and Organic Mushroom En Croute.

Emiliana Natura Cabernet Sauvignon
"Big, red berry with a languishing taste on the tongue."

---------- FOURTH COURSE ----------

Confit of Wild Duck, Smoked Sausage, Organic Winter Squash,
Cranberry Orange Jam.

Emiliana Natura Carmenere

"The best organic wine, bold and smooth; great complexity."

---------- DESSERT ----------

Rocky Road Swiss Chocolate Parfait, Pecan Brittle and
Organic Coffee Caramel Sauce.

Novas Cabertnet Sauvignon / Carmenere
"Complex berry layers with minerals and spices.
Elegant and long in the finish."

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