Thursday, September 23, 2010

Very exiting Tuscan wine dinner at Americano

Monday, September 27 we are going to have Giancarlo Guariere of the Lanciola winery at Americano.

He is a professional chef who trained under Ferran Adria at El Bulli (one of the most famous restaurants and chefs in the world). His family owns the Lanciola Winery in Tuscany, wines which Giancarlo sells as he travels the globe. Giancarlo also operates a restaurant with a 600 bottle wine list in Florence

Wine Moturra Orvieto (Umbria) – An organic white with that is crisp, delicate and lingering, the producer is a friend of Giancarlo.

Goat cheese and tomato bruschetta

Wine Villa Calcinia “Comitale” (Tuscany) – a fuller bodied, richer white blended using Vernaccia and Grechetto grapes. Comitale means “from the Count”, a new release from Count Sebastiano Capone from Villa Calcinia, another friend of Giancarlo.

Arugula salad with market fresh fruit and spiced walnuts

WineLanciola Chianti Fiorentini 2006 (Tuscany) – A Chianti from the Fiorentini region (one of the seven districts of Chianti) with a lovely red hue, ripe red fruits and hints of chocolate, spices and minerals.

Ribiolita, tusan white bean stew with pancetta , tomatoes and leafy greens

WineLanciola Chianti Riserva “Le Massa de Greve” 2004 (Tuscany) - From the heart and original region of Chianti, a red with an intense ruby hue with spicy red fruit, medium structure and a persistent finish.

Local Butternut squash and Anson Mills Carolian Gold Rice Risotto and seared diver scallop, fresh bacon, Chianti syrup

WineLanciola “Terrice” (Tuscany) – A “Super Tuscan” blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc with intense color, a full and complex bouquet of oak, vanilla and hints of cinnamon with a rich and silky texture and long finish.

Grilled Long Bone pork chop with garlic ,rosemery and sage , Anson Mills Blue corn polenta, spinach

To Finish !

Shaved Pecorino Toscano with fresh fruit !
I'm very exited , please join us to meat a master and taste pair from haven. Simple rustic italian foods , with local ingredients to ma a wines shine !!!
Love to cook !

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