Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Spring Awakening 2013

Spring is seemingly coming early this year and it is time to dust off the tables in the Saumur Room and celebrate another weekend package of our Eat Taste Love series!

Full Itinerary
Friday Dinner April 19th, 2013 6:00pm - 9:00pm at Le Puy featuring Dobbes Family Estate & Red Hills Market

2011 Viognier paired with fresh herbed foccacia from the oven

2011 Sauvignon Blanc
Oven roasted artichoke with balsamic reduction and housemade aioli dip

2007 Patricia Pinot Noir
Chicory salad, soft cooked egg, shaved parmesan and bacon vinaigrette

Dueling AVAs! Dundee Hills 2009 Meyer Vineyard vs. Chehalem Ridge 2009 Quailhurst Vineyard Pinot Noir
Chorizo lasagna with kale, rock shrimp, garlic shoots and hazelnut crumble

2009 Sundown Syrah
Rhubarb crepes crisped in the oven with Grand Marnier sauce

Saturday Tour April 20th includes De Ponte Cellars, Red Ridge Farms/Oregon Olive Mill and Durant Vineyards with lunch by Red Hills Provincial Dining and finishes at ROCO winery's new tasting room

Saturday Dinner April 20th, 2013 6:30pm - 9:30pm at Alexana Winery with Chef Abby McManigle of Tina's Restaurant

2012 Rosé
Foccacia Crostini, Spring Asparagus Salad, Tarragon-Pistachio Pistou
Endive, Briar Rose Goat Cheese Mousse, Gochujang Spiced Cucumber Salsa

~First Course~
2011 Riesling
Ajo Blanco Gazpacho, Scallop, Almond, Apple Ceviche

~Second Course~
2011 Estate Pinot Noir and 2007 Estate Pinot Noir
Cocoa Spiced Roasted Salmon, Smoked Cashew Puree, Bacon Jus, Fennel-Mint Salad

~Third Course~
2010 Estate Pinot Noir
Ras El Hanout Braised Short Ribs, Skordilia, Black Olive, Watermelon, Radishes

~Fourth Course~
2010 Sitar Pinot Noir
Chocolate-Rosemary Brioche, Handmade Chhena, Mint-Coconut Citrus Chutney