The Merryvale Vineyards Wine Dinner

Edelweiss Lodge and Spa

February 1, 2013 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Time: 6:30pm     Day: Friday     Ages: All Ages    
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The 27th Annual Taos Winter Wine Festival Featuring Merryvale Vineyards


Merryvale Vineyards, one of Napa Valley’s most prestigious wineries, will make its first appearance at this year’s Taos Winter Wine Festival. On Friday, February 1st, CEO René Schlatter will join The Blonde Bear Tavern’s Jon Mudder to create a memorable wine dinner. René will be on hand to guide guests through six of Merryvale’s most notable wines. Jon has developed a menu that will highlight these wines in a way that will engage the palate of both wine connoisseurs and novice wine lovers alike.

The Dinner

Hors d’oeuvre

Parmigiano-Reggiano drizzled with 12 year-old Balsamic Vinegar Venetian Paté Crostin, Endive stuffed with Gorgonzola and Walnuts, drizzled with Chestnut Honey

“Starmont” Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley, 2011

First Course
Seared Scallop on a bed of Baby Lettuces with Blood Orange Vinaigrette,

Merryvale Chardonnay Carneros, 2010

Pasta, Four-Mushroom Lasagne with Spinach Pasta

Merryvale Pinot Noir Carneros, 2011

Main Course


Roast Beef with Mountain Gravy, Farro cooked in the manner of Risotto with Chanterelles, Roasted Beets with Crumbles of Mountain Gorgonzola and Walnuts

Merryvale Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, 2008

Dessert

Pots de Créme au Chocolat with Raspberry Sauce


Merryvale “Profile” Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, 2009

Post-Prandial

Merryvale “Anigua” NV

The Merryvale Vineyards Wine Dinner
Friday, February 1, 2013
6:30 pm
$95 per person plus tax and gratuity
Reservations required

Call 575-737-6900 to reserve