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Apr26

Altare Dinner

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Houston Downtown

1200 McKinney Street
Houston, TX 77010

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Date: April 26, 2017

Time: 7:00pm

Event Type: Wine Dinner

Price: $215 per Guest Plus tax and gratuity

Silvia Altare

Considered by many to be one of the top winemakers in Barolo, Elio Altare was a true pioneer in bringing the wines of Piedmont to the global wine scene. Although his introduction of modern winemaking techniques in the mid 1970's turned the traditional wines of Barolo upside down, Altare's wines have always captured the elegance and power of true, terroir-focused, Nebbiolo. Now, a new generation of the Altare family is at the helm of grape growing and winemaking, as Elio passed control of the winery to his daughter Silvia, in 2016. Bringing an intense passion and energy for her family's wines, we are honored to host Silvia Altare, as she guides us through some of her top bottlings. Join us for a fantastic evening of history, progress and some of the best of what Barolo has to offer today!

Dinner Menu

HORS D’OEUVRES

Lassaigne “Les Vignes de Montgueux” Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs NV (from magnum)

First Course

Frutti Di Mare

mussels, clams, shrimp, calamari, bottarga

2009 Campogrande Cinqueterre Bianco

Second Course

Dry-Aged New York Strip Tartare

olio verde, farm house egg, truffle

 2006 Elio Altare Barolo

 2012 Elio Altare Barolo

Third Course

Agnolotti

braised rabbit, red wine sugo, sage

 2007 Elio Altare Barolo Cerretta “Vigna Bricco”

 2008 Elio Altare Barolo Cerretta “Vigna Bricco”

Fourth Course

Brasato Al Barolo

veal shank, mascarpone polenta, wild mushrooms, ramps

 2012 Elio Altare Barolo Arborina

 2012 Elio Altare Langhe Rosso Giárborina

Fifth Course

Assortment of Cheese

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