Tuesday, April 14, 2009

2009 Barrel Tasting

Please join us for the annual BookCliff Vineyards Barrel Tasting Dinner. This will be a sit-down dinner at the winery and each course will be paired with wine that is still in the barrel. Eric Skokan, head chef at The Black Cat restaurant in Boulder, will prepare a delicious meal while you sample wines from the great 2008 vintage.

Tuna sashimi, house cured salmon, bruschetta with caprini & arugula
-Paired with 2008 Lucky 20

Roasted diver scallop with Asian greens, sesame, citrus -Paired with 2008 Viognier

Saute of Arctic char with toasted hazelnuts, raisins poached in Cabernet Franc
-Paired with 2008 Cabernet Franc

Slow-cooked lamb shoulder with creamy polenta, figs, bay laurel
-Paired with 2007 Cabernet Franc

Roasted beef strip loin with a sauce of exotic spices & cocoa
-Paired with 2008 Merlot

Roaring 40's blue cheese with apricots poached in red wine
-Paired with 2008 Tempranillo

Spiced pear cake with caramel sauce and ginger
-Paired with 2008 Late Harvest Muscat Blanc
When: Friday, May 1 & Saturday, May 2 at 6:00 pm
Where: BookCliff Vineyards winery/tasting room at 1501 Lee Hill Road #17, Boulder, 80305
Cost: $55

Please call (303) 499-7301 to make reservations for this event.

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