BRABO Hosts Five-Course Dinner and Tasting of the “Kings” of Italian wine
BRABO by Robert Wiedmaier is hosting a five-course wine dinner prepared by Chef de Cuisine Chris Watson, featuring the “kings,” three of Italy’s most famous wines: Brunello, Barolo and Amarone on Tuesday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. Space is limited.
The evening will start off with a structured tasting featuring 12 wines that include four tastings each of different Amarones, Brunellos, and Barolos. Following the structured tasting will be the five-course dinner, with each course being paired with a variety of Italian wines including Prosecco and Arneis, all selected by Dominic Nocerino, founder of Vinifera Importers and BRABO sommelier David Kurka. Kurka and Nocerino will lead an engaging conversation about the selected wines which highlight the various wine regions of Italy, as well as the pairings throughout the evening.
Amuse Bouche: Hamachi Crudo, Daikon, Yuzu, Sweet Soy paired with Prosecco, Soligo, Brut, Veneto, Italy, NV
Pan-Seared Maine Scallop, Peaches, Sweet Corn Pudding, Pesto paired with Arneis, Cascina Chicco, Piedmont, Italy, 2010
Seared Rabbit Loin and Braised Leg Ragout with Porcini Tortellini and Natural Jus paired with Brunello di Montalcino, Canalicchio di Sopra, Tuscany, Italy, 2001
Olive Oil Poached Squab Caramelized Pearl Onions, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Balsamic Gastrique paired with Barolo, Franco Martinetti, ‘Marasco,’ Piedmont, Italy, 1998
Espresso and Cocoa Roasted Filet of Martin’s Beef, Braised Short Ribs, Puree of Ruby Red Beets and Wilted Greens paired with Amarone, Monte Faustino, Veneto, Italy, 2000
Italian Blue, Quince Paste, Marcona Almonds, Frisée
Chocolate Decadence, Candied Walnuts, Port Reduction, Cherries, Mocha Ice Cream paired with Receito di Valpolicella, Monte Faustino, Veneto, 2001
Cost for the dinner is $125 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations are required.