The Wines of Montalto - Tuesday, October 1, 2019


The Australian Wine Appreciation Society

presents

The Wines of Montalto

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Glowbal Restaurant

in the Seymour Room

590 West Georgia, Vancouver BC

 Members $145.00  Guests $165.00


This will be a very special dinner, featuring very special wines.  Montalto is a small boutique producer from the Mornington Peninsula, considered as the premium area in Australia for both Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.  They focus on cool climate varietals from 5 different vineyards, many of the wines being single vineyard designated.  Montalto's wines are limited in production and have received many awards, including Australian Wine of the Year on three different occasions.

We are privileged to be able to taste several of these wonderful wines, paired with the excellent cuisine of Glowbal Restaurant.  This is a horizontal tasting, with all wines from the excellent 2016 vintage.  It will be interesting to see the difference terroir makes in a single vintage.

In attendance will be Brock Guthrie, a native Aussie and the exclusive distributor for Montalto Wines in Western Canada.  Brock will share with us his insights on the winery and it's fantastic wines.


The Menu

Canapes

Capriny Goat Cheesecake

- pumpkin seed & pastry crust, strawberry & white balsamic glaze, pink peppercorn

and

Wild Game Terrine

- Okanagan Plum compote, crostini

Montalto Pennon Hill Chardonnay 2016


First Course

Cured lvory Salmon
- baby beets, watercress, pickled shallot, crème fraîche, salmon roe, burnt cedar

Montalto Tuerong Block Single Vineyard Chardonnay 2016

Montalto "Eleven" Single Vineyard Chardonnay 2012


Second Course

Porcini Mushroom Croquette
- warm mushrooms salad, hazelnut butter, crisp shallot, tarragon emulsion

Montalto Pennon Hill Pinot Noir 2016

Montalto Estate Pinot Noir 2016

Third Course

Sous Vide Muscovy Duck Breast
- croissant cornbread, apricot purée, rapini

Montalto Tuerong Block Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016

Montalto Red Hill Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016 


Fourth Course

Espresso Marinated Bison Striploin
- sweet corn purée, braised cipollini, brussels sprouts, Madeira jus

Montalto Merricks Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016 

Montalto Merricks Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012


Should you have any questions about this event, please contact Pat Gustafson, our Events Co-ordinator, at: patgustafson23@gmail.com

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