Sola – Dinner #325

Sola – Dinner #325

The Menu

PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES
Tuna Tartare
Candied ginger, wasabi aioli.

FIRST
Veggie Spring Rolls
Candied macadamia nuts, pineapple-black vinegar jam.

SECOND
Arugula Caesar Salad
Shallot, cherry tomatoes, brioche crouton.

THIRD
Seared Scallops
Sweet corn succotash, pesto.

FOURTH
Miso Brined Black Cod
Fava bean risotto, baby carrots, miso aioli.

FIFTH
NY Strip Steak
Porcini crusted, mashed fingerling potatoes, pickled sun dried tomatoes, bordelaise sauce.

SIXTH
Coconut Curd
Passion fruit syrup, mango salsa.

The Wine

NV Nicholas Feuillatte Brute Champagne, Chouilly France, Cellar selection
Traditionally aged for three years. A blend of 40% Pinot Noir, 20% Chardonnay, and 40% Pinot Meunier. Pale gold in color with floral aromas along with a subtle predominance of pear, and apples.

2006 Weingut Knoll, Smaragd Durnsteiner Riesling, Wachau Austria, Cellar Selection
This is one of the most famous wineries in Austria thanks to its outstanding Rieslings. This one is full-bodied and smooth with a complex bouquet with citrus and tropical fruits.

2013 Muga Rioja Blanco, Haro Spain
A classic Spanish Rioja made from 90% Viura and 10% Malvasia. This is rather a youthful, briefly barrel fermented and aged, crisp white wine. Flavors of yellow fruit and light oak nuances such as vanilla and dried coconut combine with a solid spine of acidity and minerality.

2012 Ermitage du Pic Saint Loup “Cuvee Sainte Agnes” Languedoc Blanc
A blend of 50% Roussanne, 30% Clairette, 10% Marsanne and 10% Grenache Blanc grown on clay limestone soils in the Languedoc region of Pic Saint Loup. Ermitage du Pic Saint Loup is a highly regarded family run property. This wine has a rich texture and a range of fruit flavors.

1995 Chateau Gazin, Pomerol, Bordeaux France, Cellar Selection
80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. The grapes are vinified traditionally and the wine is matured in oak barriques, 50% new for 15-18 months.

1995 Chateau Canon la Gaffeliere, St. Emilion, Bordeaux France, Cellar Selection
55% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine is aged on its lees in 100% new, French oak barrels for 15 to 18 months.

2004 Keller Dalsheimer Hubacker, Riesling Auslese, Rheinhessen, Germany, Cellar Selection
This wine has exceptional play of sweetness, acidity and rich fruit. Concentrated bouquet of peach, floral aromas, apricot and candied citrus fruits with a delicate minerality.

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