Come join us as we host Alessandro Pasqua for a fantastic five course meal paired with wines from his family estates in both the regions of Veneto and Toscana.  Come at a time of your choosing to enjoy the pairings this coming Tuesday, September 5th.

Menu for the evening:

La Grotta welcomes Alessandro Pasqua

of PasquaWine Estate

Reception

Asparigi con Bresoala e Mascarpone

Bresaola & Basil Marscapone Wrapped Grilled Asparagus

2014 Pasqua Passimento Bianco, Veneto

(100% Garganega, declassified Soave)

Il Primo

Salsicce alla Padella con Polenta Soffice e Erbe Amare

Crumbled Italian Sausage, Roasted Peppers, Caramelized Onions,

Soft Polenta, Red Wine Jus

(without sausage upon request)

2012 Pasqua Chianti, Toscana

Secondo

Sacchetti Ripieno di Formaggio e Tartuffi Neri

Black Truffle and Cheese Stuffed Beggar’s Purses, Creamy Marsala,

Crumbled Toasted Walnuts, White Truffle EVOO

2009 Pasqua Passimento Rosso, Veneto

(this wine is a blend of Corvina Veronese & Merlot vinified in an Amarone style))

La Pietanza

Filetto di Manzo alla Griglia, Risotto con Porcini e Tartufi Neri

Grilled 6 oz. Beef Tenderloin over

Slowly Cooked Arborio Rice with Porcini & Shiitake Mushrooms,

Parmeggiano, White Truffle Infused Olive Oil, Shaved Black Truffles

(or substitute halibut for the beef)

2012 Pasqua Amarone, Veneto

La Dolce Fine

Crčme Brulee di Vanilla

Vanilla Bean Crčme Brulee

Pasqua Prosecco Brut, Veneto

Buon Appetito!

Price:  $87++/person

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