ADVENTUROUS TASTINGS AND PAIRINGS BY
CORPORATE CHEF GEOFF KENNEY, CRU BISTRO AND WINE BAR

Wednesday, September 26, 6:30 PM

Rodney Perry of McScrooge’s Wine & Spirits will talk about the selected wines

Greeter
NV Phillips Dublin Brut Blanc de Blancs - $10
Salted sorghum popcorn and pecan “ Cracker Jacks”

First Course
2016 Villa Wolf Pinot Gris - $13
King Estate Willamette Valley Pinot Gris - $20

Cider cured sunburst trout, Heirloom apple and fennel salad, sourdough crumb

Second Course
2015 Famille Perrin Reserve C ô tes de Rhone - $ 12
2014 Cass Paso Robles GSM - $ 25

Buttermilk fried quail breast, charred onion, wilted Fisbee , Cheerwine BBQ

Third Course
2015 Casa Smith Cervo Wahluke Slope Barbera - $ 23
2016 Viberti Giovanni “La Gemella” Barbera D’Alba - $ 13

Heritage farms braised pork cheek, sweet potato puree, Porcini mushroom jus

Dessert
Pumpkin Très Leches, chocolate Anglaise, cinnamon whipped cream


SEATING LIMITED TO 48 PERSONS
ALL PRICES BELOW INCLUDE
WINE,FOOD,GRATUITY AND TAX
$75 for member and $75 for one guest
$80 per person for additional guests or non-members
Reservations due by Friday, September 21
No refunds given after September 21



ADVENTUROUS TASTINGS AND PAIRINGS BY
CORPORATE CHEF GEOFF KENNEY, CRU BISTRO AND WINE BAR

Harry Eblen, Board Member

NOTICEA special thanks to our corporate Chef, Geoff Kenney who created courses of non - menu items and to Rodney Perry who enthusiastically developed the wine pairings and will be sharing his knowledge with us.

TASTING NOTES

Phillips Dublin Brut Blanc de Blancs NV . Fairly creamy, smooth and fresh with lin gering aromas, very harmonious. Fine and elegant bubbles.

2016 Villa Wolf Pinot Gris . Gorgeously peachy from nose to finish. This vibrant, fruity Pinot Gris offers wide appeal. Dry on the palate and elegantly balanced. A touch of mineralogy lends com plexity to the finish. 90 points Wine Enthusiast .

2016 King Estate Willamette Valley Pinot Gris . Creamy textured, with fruits combination of lemon, lime, pineapple and candied citrus fruit. 91 points Wine Enthusiast .

2015 Famille Perrin Reserve C ôt es du Rhone . Easy fruit forward appeal of this juicy red wine full of strawberry and cherry flavor. Briskly balanced and framed by fine, firm tannins. 89 points Wine Enthusiast .

2014 Cass Paso Robles GSM . A Rhone bl e nd offering red cherry, b oysenberry on the nose. Grenache is a powerful player, contributing a rose water touch to the palate. 88 points Wine Enthusiast .

2015 Casa Smith Cervo Wahluke Slope Barbera. Excellent aromas of plum, spice and cherry, with soft and rich fruit flavors on the palate with neutral oak aging adding to its balance. 93 points Wine Enthusiast .

2016 Viberti Giovanni La Gemella Barbera D’Alba. Deep ruby red color leads to a juicy nose of blueberry and dark fruit. Palate shows a full body taste on to a long fini sh. 88 points Wine Spectator .


Notable Quotes

“ Wine can be considered as the most healthful and hygenic of all beverages ” Louis Pasteur “

Be careful to trust a person who does not like wine ” Karl Marx



NOTICE

The Board of Directors needs members to replace some who recently left the Board.  Contact Alan Hitchcock, president@ws4et.com for information.

RESERVATIONS AND PROCEDURES

1. Fill out the Reservation form on line and either mail in your check (with form) or pay using PayPal,
or
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