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Brancott Wine Dinner – Feb. 19

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The Carnegie Museum of Natural History and The Carlton are happy to announce a Wine Dinner featuring the wines from New Zealand’s Brancott Winery on Friday, February 19.   Brancott Winery is one of New Zealand’s’ oldest and literally put New Zealand on the world wine Map.  They are a sustainable winery that has vineyards in Marlborough, Gisborne, Hawke’s Bay, Canterbury and Otago.

We will feature eight wines – three rated over 90 points – served around of Chef Mark’s creations.  This Wine Dinner celebrates the informative and moving exhibit on “Whales” that will be at the Carnegie Museum until this May.  Everyone attending this dinner will receive 2 free tickets ($30 value) to see this outstanding exhibit!

“BRANCOTT WINERY”
In Partnership with Carnegie Museum of Natural History
With Fraser Mackenzie, International Market Manager, Pernod-Ricard
Culinary offerings by Mark Swomley
Friday, February 19, 2009 – 6:30PM
$99 per person excluding Tax & Gratuity

BRANCOTT MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC’08

LOBSTER & CRAB SALAD
Chilled Jumbo Crab & Lobster Tail with Almonds, Grapes and Radish
in a Honey Crème with Organic Greens and Black Currant Syrup

BRANCOTT MARLBOROUGH “RESERVE” SAUVIGNON BLANC’08
BRANCOTT MARLBOROUGH “ESTATE B” SAUVIGNON BLANC’07
BRANCOTT MARLBOROUGH “ESTATE B” SAUVIGNON BLANC’08

PAN ROASTED SALMON
With Apple & Spinach Risotto Cake, Caramelized Onion-Snap Pea Sauté,
Apricot Stilton Cream and Micro Arugula

BRANCOTT “UNOAKED” CHARDONNAY’07

SEARED SCALLOPS
Served over Brioche Crostini with Baby Fennel-Carrot Salad,
Citrus Vinaigrette, Manchego Cheese and Strawberry Balsamic Jam

BRANCOTT MARLBOROUGH PINOT NOIR VI’08
BRANCOTT MARLBOROUGH PINOT NOIR “RESERVE”’08

RACK OF LAMB
Spicy Dry rubbed Lamb Rack oven roasted and served with
Wild Mushroom Ragout, Puree of Parsnip, Pinot-Veal Glaze and toasted Pecans

VALLEY OF THE MOON PORT’02

CHOCOLATE PROFITEROLS

Chocolate Cream stuffed Pastries with Caramel Glaze and Macadamia