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Lionello Marchesi Wine Dinner

with special guest Cristina Marchesi
(winery owner)

September 28 @ 6:30 p.m.

 

First Course: Antipasto for the Table

Assorted cured and sliced meats, cheeses, and marinated vegetables.

*Paired with Morellino di Scansano D.O.C.G “Poggio alle Sughere”

Rosso di Montalcino is a wine with its own unique identity and a strong personality. This wine’s style highlights the freshness and integrity of the Sangiovese from this terroir and balances intensity with an immediate appeal.

Second Course: Ribollita

Parmigiano Reggiano, cannellini beans, garlic, chili flake, kale and broth over toasted bread

 

*Rosso di Montalcino is a wine with its own unique identity and a strong personality. This wine’s style highlights the freshness and integrity of the Sangiovese from this terroir and balances intensity with an immediate appeal. Intense ruby red in colour with typical dark brown highlights and a rich aroma of wild berries with slightly spicy notes of plum, vanilla and chocolate. Full-bodied, velvet-smooth, soft, with ripe tannins and a sapid and caressing finish

Third Course: Tagliata alla Fiorentina

Wood Charred Ribeye Steak seasoned with extra virgin olive oil and sea salt and black pepper, served over Arugula salad with shave Pecorino Toscano.

 

*paired with Brunello di Montalcino “Coldisole”

Marchese Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva 2020 is an intense ruby red color. Expressive on the nose with fresh

notes of red fruit that lead over to floral hints of mallow and lavender. The rich bouquet is accented by sweet notes of white chocolate that give rise to piquant spicy aromas. Entry on the palate is smooth and mouth filling, followed by elegant flavors with vibrant tannins that express the typical energy of the vineyards of origin. The finish is long, flavorful, and persistent echoing notes of white pepper, cocoa powder, and flowers.

Fourth Course: Panna Cotta al Caffe

 Traditional Tuscan dessert of espresso custard topped with whipped cream.

*paired with Brunello di Montalcino “Coldisole” Riserva  
the Reserve rests in the bottle to enhance its noble and elegant characteristics. Intense red with typical dark highlights and a full bouquet of red and black wild berries. Overtones of vanilla, chocolate and pansy.Full-bodied, velvet-smooth, lingering, with soft and balanced tannins. Suitable for a very long ageing.
To accompany meals and a meditative wine.

$95/person before tax and tip. Call the store at 703-385-1530 to reserve your seat today!


Like one or more of the wines you tasted? Discounted bottles of wine will be available for purchase same day and for delivery at a later date!

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