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Best of Italy Wine Dinner Menu

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THE CARLTON
“BEST OF ITALY” – #41
SPECIAL WINE DINNER

With Stan “the Wine Man” Lalic
Cuisine by Executive Chef Simon DeJohn
Monday, December 8 – 6:30 p.m.
$99 Per Person + Tax and Gratuity

GABRIELLA MAYR “76” PAS DOSE RISERVA’06

RASPBERRY & BRIE STUFFED SHRIMP
Pickled Squash, Pomegranate-Balsamic Glaze, Baby Marigolds

DELTETTO ROERO BRAJA RISERVA’09

SHELLFISH & SAUSAGE CIOPPINO
Andouille, Italian Sausage, Chorizo, Crab, Lobster, Mussels,
Tomato-Saffron Broth, Garlic-Herb Toast

LE PIANE KLA’2 “OUT OF THIS WORLD” ’07

DUCK DEVONSHIRE
Duck Breast & Bacon, Fried Green Tomatoes,
Asiago Balsamella, Smoked Paprika tossed Basil Leaves

CASCINA BRUCIATA BARBARESCO RIO SORDO RISERVA’06

BERGADANO BAROLO SARMASSA RISERVA’08

BOLOGNESE PINWHEEL
Lamb & Beef Bolognese rolled in Pasta Dough, Ricotta, Burrata,
Herb Bread Crumbs, Sage-Hazelnut Pesto, Roast Pepper Puree, Pancetta

GIOVANNA CHESSA KENTALES NV

WHITE CHOCOLATE PHYLLO “CANNOLI”
Grilled Peach Compote, Roasted Honey Nuts

Best of Italy Wine Dinner – Dec. 8

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Italy Wine DinnerPlease join us for our final Wine Dinner of the year on Monday, December 8 when Stan “the Wine Man” Lalic returns for his 41st “Best of Italy” Dinner at The Carlton!

We are proud to feature four styles of the Nebbiolo Grape from four different vintages in Piedmont paired with Chef Simon’s cuisine! Four of our wines are rated at or above “95” points and all are rated over “90!” Click here to view the menu.

Invite some friends and get the holiday season off to a great start! Stan is a Pittsburgh treasure and we enjoy the tradition of having him host our December Wine Dinners!

Best of Italy Wine Dinner – Tonight!

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Tonight is our first Wine Dinner of 2011 and it’s a very special one as we welcome Stan the Wine Man Lalic to The Carlton for his 30th Best of Italy Wine Dinner! Thirty Wine Dinners in our 26 years is pretty special stuff!  Stan has been a valued partner and is a Pittsburgh treasure!  His exceptional palate enables him to find, and in many cases help style, wonderful small production Italian selections! All of the wines for this dinner are rated higher than 92 points! Hope to see you tonight!

30th “BEST OF ITALY” SPECIAL WINE DINNER

With Stan “the Wine Man” Lalic
Culinary offerings by Mark Swomley
Friday, February 18, 2011 – 6:30PM
$99 per person excluding Tax & Gratuity

MONTE TONDO VENETO CASETTE FOSCARIN SOAVE CLASSICO’07

CHILLED WASABI TUNA
With Wild Mushroom Broth, Pea Sprouts, Sesame Roasted Peppers,
Agave Vinaigrette and Wonton Confetti

PODERI LA COLLINA PIEMONTE LABBRA di GIADA’08

BRAISED BEEF CHEEK RAVIOLI
With Chevre tossed grilled Eggplant,
Garlic Butter & Roast Tomato Coulis

GIUSEPPE GABBAS SARDINIA ARBESKIA’04

VENISON LOIN
With Chicken-Apple Sausage, New Potato Hash, Baby Carrots & Blueberry Demi-Glaze

OLIVERO PIEMONTE BAROLO’04

SAN BIAGIO PEIMONTE LANGHE ROSSO
CABERNET SAUVIGNON JANIN’06

FILET MIGNON
With Chevre Risotto, grilled Cremini, Caramelized Onion Relish & Cabernet Glaze

MICHELE CHIARLO NIVOLE MOSCATO D’ASTI’09

CHEESE CAKE EMPANADAS
With Caramel Sauce and fresh Berries