Dominique’s Wine Dinner

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Dominique’s Kitchen in Redondo Beach is holding their first-ever winemaker dinner and they are doing so by supporting the local community. They have teamed up with Palos Verdes Estates winemaker Steve Arrowood of Montemar for a winemaker dinner on Monday, July 15 at 7 p.m. The menu will feature carefully selected pairings by the chef and special dishes not regularly available at the restaurant. The dinner will be intimate and guests will hear from the winemaker during each course. If you have not been to Dominque’s yet, this is the perfect opportunity to taste the cuisine that has been a pleasant surprise in the South Bay.

Reservations can be made by calling 424-247-9054. $68pp

FIRST COURSE

Seafood risotto

2011 Monterey Chardonnay

This wine from the Scheid vineyard was 50% barrel fermented in generally neutral oak with the balance fermented in stainless steel. The wine then spent nine months in neutral French oak barrels.

SECOND COURSE

Assorted charcuterie

2012 Santa Barbara County Rose

This wine is a blend of Syrah (25%) and Grenache (75%)  The Syrah was the Saignee from several different vineyard lots, Watchhill, Mcginley and Thompson. The Grenache is from Watchhill. All fruit came from vineyard blocks where we have contracted for a specific block (rows) for more than a decade. The wine spent a six months in neutral French oak barrels.

THIRD COURSE

Rack of lamb with Dijon mustard & parsley crust

2011 Sta Rita Hills Pinot Noir

This wine is a blend of two great vineyard sources Rio Vista (50%) and La Encantada  (50%) All fruit came from vineyard blocks where we have contracted for a specific block (rows) and direct the specific farming practices utilized. The wine spent a 18 months in 35% new French oak tight grained barrels with the balance being two or three times used.

FOURTH COURSE

Cheese plate – 3 cheese

2009 Santa Barbara County Syrah

This is 100% Syrah from the Watchhill vineyard. All fruit came from vineyard blocks where we have contracted for a specific blocks (rows) for more than a decade. The wine spent a 18 months in 50% new French oak tight grain barrels with the balance being two or three times used. The wine was bottled unfiltered.

FIFTH COURSE

French Macarons

Freshly Brewed Coffee

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