Chef Paul Mattison, executive chef and proprietor of Mattison’s, announces a five-course South African Wine-Pairing Dinner at Mattison’s Forty-One, 7275 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34231 telephone 941.921.3400 on Thursday, October 25, 2012. The dinner is from 6:30pm and is $75 per person plus tax and gratuity. Bobby Flournoy, owner of B&L Brands attends the evening to guide guests through the wines. Reservations are required and can be made online at mattisons.com or by calling 941.921.3400.
First Course: Acorn Squash Velouté, stone crab, Granny Smith apples, cider reduction paired with a Chenin Blanc, Rooiberg Winery, 2011
Second Course: Steelhead Trout with Lyonnaise potatoes, crispy Brussels sprouts, capers, walnut butter sauce paired with a Chardonnay, De Westshof Estate, 2010
Third Course: Red Wine Braised Escargot black trumpet mushrooms, bacon, tomato mostarda, puff pastry crisp paired with a Cabernet Reserve, Rooiberg Winery, 2008
Fourth Course: Pork Shank Confit with spice glazed root vegetables, BBQ onions, smoked fontina fondue paired with a Shiraz, Rooiberg Winery, 2009
Fifth Course: Dark Chocolate Lava Cake paired with a Pinotage, Doolhof Estate Dark Lady of Labyrinth, 2011
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