A Taste of Art, Wine & Flavours
You’re invited to an evening of
A TASTE OF ART, WINE & FLAVOURS
Tuesday, December 13, 2011~6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Click here to register or call us at 703-942-8148!
Join Open Kitchen for a unique night of wine and food pairings accompanied with local art. This tasting event will combine the elegant flavors of Austrian wine with our Executive Chef Kenneth Hughes’ hand-crafted dishes including butter puff tarts, spice-crusted Hawaiian ahi tuna, and white chocolate sundried cherry bread pudding.
A Tasting of Anton Bauer Grüner Veltliner Frizzante
100% Grüner Veltliner made in a Prosecco style with frothy mouth filling bubbles, a broad palate of orchard fruit and a clean lingering finish with a touch of spice.
Paired with Housemade Petite Goat Cheese Gougère
A Tasting of Weingut Steininger Grüner Veltliner Steven Holl
Star-bright and lemon-colored with a touch of residual carbon dioxide and fresh aromas of pear
and apple. On the palate, it exhibits crisp acidity, white pepper, and an extended finish.
Paired with Butter Puff Tart with Grilled Autumnal Vegetables with Fontina
A Tasting of Leo Hillinger “Eveline” Pinot Noir
100% Pinot Noir named after Leo Hillinger’s wife, Eveline.
Scents of rose petals with cranberry and red cherry; hints of minerals, violets, and vanilla.
Paired with Seared Spiced Crusted Hawaiian Ahi Tuna on Crisp Wonton with Sesame Glaze
A Tasting of Leo Hillinger Blaufränkisch Leithaberg
Ripe cherry, blackberry, graphite, licorice and spicy notes. Fresh cerry-fruits on the plate, tight structure. A Wine with elegante tannin, and good acidity. Dark berries and spicy finish.
Paired with Grilled Beef Petite Filet withForest Mushroom Reduction on Brioche
A Tasting of Leo Hillinger Secco, Sparkling Rosé, NV
100% Pinot Noir crafted into a sparkling rose wine made in the Prosecco style. It has delicate aromas of fresh strawberries and red berries which follow through on the palate.
Paired with White Chocolate Sundried Cherry Bread Pudding
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ART by Joanne Roberts Wittauer (http://www.jwittauer.com/artist)
WINE by Klaus Wittauer (http://www.kwselection.com/)
FLAVOURS by Open Kitchen Executive Chef Kenneth C. Hughes
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$38/person Inclusive of Tax & Service
Space Limited…Reservations Required!