The Hunger :: Wine Pairings with Man Lai Fine WinesMonday, July 26, 2010 Vendor Spotlight
The meal from our supper was paired with the most wonderful wines from Man-Lai Fine Wines, all of which are available for purchase on their site. Man Lai hosts a great selection of wines from artisanal and mostly organic wineries.
Below is the detailed pairing we served with each course, we hope this will make things a bit easier for you if you decide to recreate the meal at home – and as always, please let us know your thoughts !
Amuse Bouche :: Caviar, Yogurt Sphere
Pairing :: Castello Carboncine Prosecco
Origin: Italy- Treviso
Description: A natural fermentation sparkling wine of gentle body and fruity perfumes.
Pale straw color. Pears and golden apples. Light and crisp.
Second Course :: Crudo of Fluke hemp seed, persian lime
Pairing :: Domaine Bellegarde La Pierre Blanche – 2005 –
Origin: France, Southwest
Description: 20% Gros Manseng, 80% Petit Manseng. Lemon aroma with subjacent oak. Well-balanced and lively palate with strength. Notes of citrus fruits and peach.
Entree :: Roasted Leg of Lamb pistachio, petals
Pairing :: Xavier – Cotes du Rhone- 2007 (we served this slightly chilled)
Varietal: 50 % Grenache- 30% Syrah- 20% Mourvedre
Type: Medium body juicy,
Description: Deep ruby red, bright color. Red fruit, black fruit, flowers and spices.Pepper with hints of mint. Explosive and fruity.