Great Wines of Southern Italy

GREAT WINES OF SOUTHER ITALY     

Twelve Wines, Twelve Pairings
Saturday, September 29

Flight One

1)  BENANTI ETNA BIANCO, 2016
 Fritto Misto, Gulf Shrimp, Local Squash, Pomodoro

2)  BENITO FERRARA, GRECO DI TUFO
VIGNA CICOGNA’, CAMPANIA, 2017
Charred Octopus, Arugula, Fingerling Confit, Lemon

3)  MUSTO CARMELITANO ‘SERRA DEL PRETE’ AGLIANICO DEL VULTURE, BASILICATA, 2012
 Stuffed Mushroom, Burgundy Truffle Duxelle, Quail Egg

Flight Two

4)  COS CERASUOLO DI VITTORIA CLASSICO,
SICILY,  2014
Arancini, Gruyere, Broccoli Rabe, Salami

5) ‘CORE’ MONTEVETRANO AGLIANICO,
CAMPANIA IGT, 2013

Babbaluci Vol au Vent,
Celery, Garlic, Parsley

6)  DAINO ‘SUBER’ NERO D’AVOLA,
BOSCO DI SAN PIETRO, IGT SICILIA, 2010
Rabbit Tortellino, Proscuitto, Mustard Cream

Flight Three

7)  TENUTA PONTE, TAURASI, CAMPANIA, 2007
Braised Short Rib Taco,
Flour Tortilla, Avocado, Chili Pepper

8)  MOLETTIERI ‘VIGNA CINQUE QUERCE’ TAURASI, CAMPANIA, 2006
Red Wine Poached Beef Tenderloin,
Buttermilk Truffle Vinaigrette

9)  MASTROBERARDINO ‘RADICI’ TAURASI,
CAMPANIA, 2009
Duck Confit Rösti

Flight Four

10)  D’ANGELO ‘VIGNA CASELLE’ AGLIANICO DEL VULTURE RISERVA, BASILICATA, 2001
 Fiore Sardo, Fratelli Pinna

11)  ‘TERRA DI LAVORO’ GALARDI, ROCCAMONFINA, CAMPANIA, 2010
Pecorino Calabrese, Murray’s     

12)  BENANTI ‘ROVITELLO’ ETNA ROSSO, SICILY, 2004
Havilah, Cherry Grove Farm

 

WINE DIRECTOR JIM MULLEN

CHEFS JOE ERDELY, TOM DALZELL, BRUVE LEFEBVRE