Patrons the meal is ..Siclian bread roll/bruschetta ..country soup/Pasta Bolagnese/pastaciatta/Chicken hunter's style/tonno in padella/pizza rustico-----
Price for the meal plus wine is as usual 30 dollars without wine 22
Greg,BElow ar ethe wines for next Friday's Italian wine and food tasting/pairing. The small, historically famous town of Montepulciano in Tuscany will be the focus with 2 very well known wineries included. Thanks and talk with you soon,Michael
2009 Podere Giuggiolo Bianco IGT
1/3 Chardonnay, 1/3 Sauvignon Blanc, 1/3 Incrocio Manzoni. Bouquet: wine with fresh and fruity fragrance. Notes of citrus, in particular lemon and grapefruit. Aromatic persistent presence and great balance olfactory. Flavor: the beginning is fresh and soft, instead of the continuation that is lightly acid. Young wine with great potentiality.
2008 Avignonesi Sauvignon Blanc DOC
Sauvignon Blanc 85%, Chardonnay 15%. Characteristics: straw yellow in colour with greenish tints, this Sauvignon Blanc is characterized by an elegant structure and a broad, flowery bouquet, with marked grassy notes typical of the variety; on the palate it is full-flavoured and fresh, full and persistent.
2008 Podere Giuggiolo Rosso IGT
Prugnolo Gentile 100%. Bouquet: the wine presents tipical perfumes of Prugnolo Gentile, liquorice, red fruits and violet. The maturing produces also prominent balsamic inklings typical of quality red wine. Flavor: soft and velvety. The evolution reveals a moderate inkling of wood and a freshness and elegance than on excessive extraction and structure.
2005 Corte alla Flora Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG
Prugnolo Gentile 80%, Merlot 10% and Cabernet Sauvignon 10%. Bouquet: intense and fragrant, with clear-cut fruity notes of raspberry, sweet violet and blackberry, followed by vanilla and coffee. Flavor: soft and velvety at first, the acidity is well balanced and in harmony with the alcohol and the tannins, the latter being present but not aggressive. A wine of substantial body and structure, it has great character and is highly suitable for ageing.
2007 Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG
85% Prugnolo Gentile, 10% Canaiolo Nero, 5% Mammolino. Characteristics: Vino Nobile is garnet red in colour; its bouquet is delicate and intense, with a slight scent of violet; the taste is dry with a hint of tannic.
Michael PareWine Sales RepresentativeL'Eft Bank Wine CompanyMadison, WI