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Fèlsina wine dinner at Zafferano
June 18, 2016 @ 7:30 pm$108
Fèlsina is located right smack in the middle of Chianti country in Tuscany – in fact it is part of Chianti Classico, the original area dictated in the 1716 edict by the grand duke of Tuscany designating the production of Chianti – and as such is allowed to produce Chianti Classico, made from 100% Sangiovese.
Wines featured at the wine dinner include:
- Felsina Chianti Classico Berardenga 2012
- Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia 2011
- Felsina Colonia Chianti Classico Riserva Gran Selezione 2009
- Felsina I Sistri Chardonnay 2013
- Felsina Prosecco Millesimato Brut
- Felsina Vin Santo 2004
The Gran Selezione is particularly highly rated, and refers to small-lot wines handcrafted from the winery’s most prized vineyards.
The wines will be paired with a five-course classic modern Italian dinner from Zafferano specially curated by Zafferano head chef Marco Guccio, with dishes like poached and pan-seared octopus with chick pea puree and roasted pearl onions paired with the Fèlsina Chianti Classico Berardenga 2012 which is fruity on the palate with good tannins and a lingering finish.
A homemade ‘cavatelli’ in milk fed lamb ragout with grated ‘pecorino cheese’ comes together with Fèlsina’s Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia 2011 in a pairing that will make you dream of Italy’s beautiful Tuscan countryside.
The Fèlsina wine dinner is priced at $108++ per person. Call Zafferano at 65091488 to make your reservations.