May 6, 2006 - Joanne

A Wine Country Dinner
with a Local Focus
and a French Flair


Our Duck Confit Dinner

Pour Commencer
1997 Movia Classic Brda

Garlic Walnut Tart with Purple HazeTarte aux noix et à l'ail vert
Local Green Garlic and walnut tart with Cypress Grove’s Purple Haze

1999 Jermann Afix Riesling
Delle Venezie IGT

Biscuits de fromage de chèvre avec
la tomate de buisson

Cypress Grove’s Midnight Moon & Carr Valley’s Cardona with Akatjurra Bush Tomato

Pâté de foie de canard de Fatted Calf
The Fatted Calf’s Duck Liver Pate

Sour Green Turkish Plums
with Velvet Sea Salt


Notre Plat Principal

Derrick’s amazing foie gras leg duck confit
with Sonoma Saveurs Duck Legs

Les pommes de terre rousses ont fait frire dans la graisse de oie et canard
Russet Potatoes fried in goose and duck fat

Haricots fava de Wyndhavyn
Wyndhavyn Fava Beans

Asperge de Triple T sautéed
Sautéed Triple T Ranch Asparagus

1999 Rochioli Pinot Noir West Block
Russian River Valley
2002 Papaietro Perry Pinot Noir
Peters Vyd
Russian River Valley
1999 Casa Carneros Pinot Noir
Los Carneros


Cheese Plate
Le Plat De Fromage

Roccolo (Raw, Cow, Italy)
Cacetto al Raboso – washed in Raboso wine
(P, Cow, Italy)
Brother Laurent – Boucher Family Farm
(Raw, Cow, VT)
MetronomeAndante Dairy
(P, Goat/Cow, Santa Rosa, CA)
WinnemereJasper Hill
(Raw, Cow, VT)
Gianni Cora’s Caprino Noce
wrapped in chestnut leaves (Raw, Goat/Sheep, IT)
Riesling x Sylvaner
washed in wine (P, Cow, Swiss)


Cheese Plate 2

Full Circle Baking Breads
(Sunrise: Apricot/Walnut, French Miche)
Icelandic Butter

Des Fraises
Strawberries with Straus Family Whipped Cream


Massandra label
Dessert Wine
1940 Massandra Ayu-Dag Cahors
Duck

Duck

Browing the legs

Table

Flowers - Josephine Clematis

Massandra

Melissa's Gorgeous Photos
from the party on Flickr

Including photos of the Turkish plums, 1997 Movia Classic Brda and the 1999 Jermann Afix Riesling




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