October Wine and Food Pairing Dinner at Penina Resort
28 September 2016
An Outstanding Evening of Gourmet Dishes, Portuguese Wine & Expert Tasting Tips
Friday 21st October, 8.15pm at Le Grill Restaurant
To Book: Call (+351) 282 420 200
Join us for an unforgettable evening of fine-dining and outstanding Portuguese wine this October at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort’s Le Grill Restaurant.
Hosted in association with Portuguese wine producers Herdade do Esporão, the five-course dinner will offer the chance to sample gourmet dishes accompanied by some of the country’s finest wines. A bi-lingual oenologist will also be on-hand to discuss the expert pairings and delicate tasting notes.
The Five-Course Menu:
Amuse-bouche: Tuna Tataki in Sesame Crust, Crushed Szechuan Pepper and Thai Basil
Wild Mushroom Risotto
Grilled Fillet of Seabass, Mangetout and Lime Leaves
Roasted Beef Fillet, Truffled Potatoes and Four Varieties of Reduction
Extra Bitter Chocolate Mousse with Gold Leaf and Minted Raspberries
Followed by Coffee or Tea
Paired with the Following Wines:
Defesa do Esporão Rosé
Grapes: Aragonez, Syrah
Tasting Notes: Fresh aroma of red fruit, intense palate with notes of raspberry.
Defesa do Esporão Branco
Grapes: Antão Vaz, Arinto, Roupeiro
Tasting Notes: Intense citrus aroma with hints of lime and apricot. Fruity, fresh and balanced.
Tasting Notes: Citrus green colour. Complex aromas of lime and citrus. Fresh, intense and persistent.
Esporão 4 Castas Tinto
Grapes: Alicante Bouschet, Aragonês, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional
Tasting Notes: Garnet colour; complex aroma of ripe fruit, new wood, spicy notes. Solid and dense, with creamy texture.
Espumante Herdade do Esporão
Grapes: Antão Vaz, Arinto
Tasting Notes: Fine bead with good persistence, fine and complex aroma with fresh biscuit notes.
Book Your Place Today
This hotly-anticipated wine and food pairing dinner will take place at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort’s Le Grill Restaurant at 8.15pm on Friday the 21st of October 2016. Tickets for the event are now available for €45 per person including wine: please call (+351) 282 420 200 to book your place.
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