The Hunger :: Wine Pairings with Man Lai Fine Wines

The meal from our supper was paired with the most wonderful wines from Man-Lai Fine Wines, all of which are available for purchase on their site. Man Lai hosts a great selection of wines from artisanal and mostly organic wineries. Below is the detailed pairing we served with each course, we hope this will make things a bit easier for you if you decide to recreate the meal at home - and as always, please let us know your thoughts !

Amuse Bouche :: Caviar, Yogurt Sphere Pairing :: Castello Carboncine Prosecco Origin:  Italy- Treviso Description:  A natural fermentation sparkling wine of gentle body and fruity perfumes. Pale straw color. Pears and golden apples. Light and crisp.

Second Course :: Crudo of Fluke hemp seed, persian lime Pairing :: Domaine Bellegarde  La Pierre Blanche – 2005 – Origin: France, Southwest Description: 20% Gros Manseng, 80% Petit Manseng. Lemon aroma with subjacent oak. Well-balanced and lively palate with strength. Notes of citrus fruits and peach.

Entree :: Roasted Leg of Lamb pistachio, petals Pairing :: Xavier – Cotes du Rhone- 2007 (we served this slightly chilled) Origin: France Varietal: 50 % Grenache- 30% Syrah- 20% Mourvedre Type: Medium body juicy, Description: Deep ruby red, bright color. Red fruit, black fruit, flowers and spices.Pepper with hints of mint. Explosive and fruity.