Monday, January 4, 2016

Stags' Leap Wine Dinner at Fresh Salt Restaurant in Old Saybrook CT

Fresh Salt Restaurant at Saybrook Point To Host Exquisite Stags’ Leap Wine Dinner

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Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point is hosting an elegant opportunity for guests to experience one of Napa Valley’s finest winemaking estates. On Friday, January 22, the award-winning AAA Four Diamond restaurant will present an exquisite wine dinner featuring an exclusive selection of whites and reds by the Stags’ Leap Wine Cellars of Napa, California.

Guests will enjoy Chef de Cuisine John Cortesi’s creative dishes expertly prepared using the freshest locally grown ingredients.

This luxurious 4-course food and wine experience begins at 6:30 p.m. with a reception featuring imported and domestic cheeses along with assorted bruschetta, followed by a Potato Encrusted Diver Scallop with Osetra Caviar and Crème Fraiche, paired with Aveta Sauvignon Blanc 2012.

The second course on the menu features Herb Seared Halibut Cheeks with celery root puree, grilled zucchini and leek and sweet potato gnocchi, paired with “Hands of Time” Chardonnay 2012.

The third course offers a wonderful Pan Roasted Venison Loin with caramelized shallot and fig pudding, white asparagus and blackberry demi-gace, paired with “Hands of Time” Red Blend 2012.

The fourth course of the evening features Candied Bacon-wrapped Filet Mignon, Seared Foie Gras and Wild Mushrooms in a Puff Pastry with glazed organic carrots and Pinot Noir demi-glace, paired with Artemis Cabernet 2012.

Notable for being the winery that won the Cabernet Sauvignon competition in the 1976 Judgment of Paris, Stags’ Leap was founded in 1970 on Napa Valley's eastern side. The 240-acre estate features 90 acres of vineyards among the watershed of the Stags Leap Palisades where wine grapes have grown continuously since the 1880s. Considered one of California’s earliest wine estates, Stags’ Leap is a place of natural beauty, storied buildings and gardens, a lively history, and a reputation for elegant wines showing finesse and intensity.

This sumptuous culinary experience will feature a delightful 4-course menu paired with exclusive selection of reds and whites from one of Napa Valley’s finest wine making estates that you won't want to miss!

The Stags’ Leap Wine Dinner at Saybrook Point’s Fresh Salt is $99.50/person plus tax and gratuity.

Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point

2 Bridge Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475

Reservations are required and may be made by calling 860.395.2000.

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