Monday, November 22, 2010

Friday wine Tasting at Wicked Cellars and Saturday Chianti 101 Wine Tasting at Lombardi’s Everett

Friday wine Tasting at Wicked Cellars. Their tastings are Friday’s from 4:00 to 6:00 or so and Saturday’s from noon to 5:00, with special tasting during the week. Wicked Cellars staff in friendly and knowledgeable, they can help you find the right wine or gift for every occasion.
Friday wine Tasting at Wicked Cellars

Wicked Cellars****
Everett Washington

"Free Form Friday" Tasting with Erin Farrell and Dave Oliver from Odom Distributing.

Stellina di Notte Prosecco**+:-) citrus, touch of sweetness

2008 Provenance Vineyards Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc***+ melon, tangerine, elegant mouth feel

2008 Chalone Vineyards Chardonnay*** pear, apple, creamy

2007 Maison Trimbach Riesling, Alsace*** crisp, pine, dry

2007 Acacia Vineyard Pinot Noir, Carneros*** plum, tart

2007 Beaulieu Vineyard Reserve Tapestry**** blackberry, spice, graphite

2006 Rosenblum Rockpile Road Zinfandel***+ robust, black cherries, spice

Rosenblum NV D’sir’e Chocolate Dessert Wine**+ creamy, cherries

Saturday ‘Small Bites’ Chianti 101 wine tasting at Lombardi’s Everett. Since the spring Lombardi’s Everett has put together a series of small bit wine tasting pairings. This tasting was the latest in the series called “Chianti 101.” This tasting was a free form event giving you five food offerings with six different Chianti wines.

Saturday ‘Small Bites’ Chianti 101 wine tasting at Lombardi’s Everett

The Food
Bolognese Stuffed Arancini, Pan Seared Polenta with Caramelized Onions and Crispy Battered Oregon Blue Cheese and Acacia Honey

Bolognese Stuffed Arancini***

Pan Seared Polenta with Caramelized Onions**+

Crispy Battered Oregon Blue Cheese and Acacia Honey***+

Beef Tenderloin Carpaccio and Italian Flat Bread with Goat Cheese and Prosciutto
Beef Tenderloin Carpaccio****

Italian Flat Bread with Goat Cheese and Prosciutto****

The Wine
The Wine
2007 Querceto, Chianti Classico** minerals

2006 Da Vinci, Chianti Classico**+ red fruit, round tannins

2008 Banfi, Chianti Superiore**+ fruity

2008 Banfi, Chianti Classico**+ plum, balanced

2007 Rocca della Macie, Chianti Classico*** ripe fruit

2006 Rocca della Macie, Chianti Classico Riserva***+ rich, complex, dry

Wonderful wine tasting, we had a great table with lots of good wine talk, could not get any better…

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