Italian Wine Tasting Featuring the Wine of Livio Sassetti


Italian Wine Tasting Featuring the Wine of Livio Sassetti

Buon Giorno a Tutti!

Benvenuta Primavera! As we welcome spring, please join us for our next Taste & Learn, which takes place on April 28 at 5 p.m. This month we will journey to Tuscany and spotlight the wines of Livio Sassetti.

The Sassetti family has been making wine for three generations. Livio was one of the founders of the Consorizio del Vino Brunello di Montalcino—the association started in 1967 between winemakers, dedicated to safeguarding their wine and on accentuating its qualities. His winery is located in Montosoli, one of the premier areas in Montalcino. Livio’s mission and passion has always been to produce wines in traditional Italian style. If you know me—you know I LOVE that about him!

Happy to present this month’s wines and menu pairings, prepared by our award-winning Chef Francesco DiCaudo:

 

First Course

Sassetti, Chardonnay 2016

paired with

Ricciola – Mediterranean amberjack, ricotta cheese, peas

Second Course

Sassetti, Montecucco Rosso IGT, 2013 

paired with

Topinambur –  roasted sun choke salad…Yes! Chef Francesco loves sun chokes!

Third Course

Sassetti, Rosso di Montalcino, 2012 

paired with

Risotto alle Erbe –  herb risotto, pecorino cheese, carrots

Fourth Course

Sassetti, Brunello di Montalcino, 2012

paired with

Porchetta – braised pork belly, lentil, baby kale

 

As always, these events are extraordinarily popular and sell out quickly. Please make sure we reserve a place for you and book your place today! Tickets are $65, inclusive of tax and gratuity, call 702.364.5300 or click the reservation link below.

 

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Grazie e arrivederci,

Gino

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