Contesa Wine Dinner
Monday February 19th 6:45pm $72/guest
Guest appearance from Italy, the owner of Contesa, Franco Passetti.
Carpaccio d’ Carne
Center cut of beef tenderloin sliced thinly served raw with a Arugal salad tossed with white truffle oil the topped with Pecorino Romano cheese.
Very balance creamy white wine with hints of almond & citrus. Named Pecorino like the cheese.
Imported snails broiled with lemon, & pesto served with crispy bruschetta.
Contesa Trebbiano D’Abruzzo
An Italian white , very subtle soft minerality with hints of melon.
White bean & pancetta tossed with garlic fresh basil & tomato.
Contesa Montepulciano D’ Abruzzo
Soft flavors and supple body aged 18 months in oak barrels aromas of red plumb and black cherry with soft spice.
Marinate medallions of Lamb skewered with peppers, onions & squash. Served with a red wine demi glace.
Contesa Montepulciano Riserva D’ Abruzzo
Italian red aged 20 months in small oak barrels with aromas of black cherry and plumb excellent tannins.
Topped with fresh berries
Moscato D’ asti