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Exclusive Achával Ferrer Dinner & Tasting at Left Bank Brasserie - 09/02/2009 - Northern California Events

Achával Ferrer Wine Dinner with Santiago Achával at Left Bank Brasserie (Menlo Park) Friday Sept. 25 ($65.00)

Please join K&L and winery owner Manuel Ferrer for a memorable tasting of the most highly regarded, limited production wines in Argentina, the wines of Achával Ferrer. The dinner will begin with a sparkling wine reception at 7 p.m., followed by a four-course French-inspired menu to pair with these most elegant expressions of Malbec. Learn about the winery's passionate belief in terroir and how it is transmitted in some of Mendoza's finest vineyards, all while enjoying delicious French bistro fare in the gorgeous, recently renovated Left Bank Brasserie in downtown Menlo Park. Reception: Pascual Toso Extra Brut; First course: Smoked duck breast, duck rillette, chicken truffle mousse/2008 Achával Ferrer Malbec Mendoza; Main Course: Beef tenderloin, potato croquette, spinach, foie gras truffle butter/ 2007 Achával Ferrer Quimera, 2007 Achával Ferrer Malbec Finca Mirador, 2007 Achával Ferrer Malbec Finca Altamira, 2007 Achával Ferrer Malbec Finca Bella Vista; Cheese Course: Artisanal Cheese Plate - Sardo, Manchego, Camembert and fruit compote; Dessert: Layered chocolate mousse cake with crème anglaise.

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