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Banfi Brunello dinner TONIGHT!

Above: The Castello Banfi (Banfi Castle) offers one of the most picturesque views in the Orcia River Valley, a Unesco-protected heritage site, where Brunello di Montalcino is produced.

A CLASSIC TUSCAN FEAST
featuring the award-winning wines
of one of the greatest producers of Brunello di Montalcino

BANFI (Montalcino)

Where: Siena Ristorante Toscano (click here for location/directions)
When: Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 7:00 pm

$75 per person — RSVP 512-349-7667

Aperitivi
Fantasia di Crostini Toscani
An assortment of Tuscan style canapés that include: grilled mushrooms with goat cheese and white truffle oil, duck liver, black truffle pâté with fig conserve, polenta rounds with scallop mousse
(wine pairing: Maschio Prosecco Brut)

Antipasto
Terrina di Verdure
Warm terrine of grilled spring onions, locally grown squash, braised chard, fresh thyme and Pecorino Toscano
(wine pairing: Sant’Angelo Pinot Grigio)

Primo Piatto
Pappardelle al Cinghiale
Hand cut fresh ribbon pasta with Broken Arrow wild boar braised in Sangiovese
(wine pairing: Centine Toscana IGT Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot blend)

Secondi Piatti
Faraona Arrosto
Countryside Farms Guinea Fowl roasted with fresh bay, juniper berries, Sangiovese wine and black summer truffles
(wine pairing: Rosso di Montalcino)

Bistecca Fiorentina
Classic Tuscan Porterhouse Steak wood grilled with extra virgin olive oil and sea salt, carved tableside and served with rosemary roasted potatoes
(wine pairing: Poggio Alle Mura Brunello di Montalcino DOCG)

Formaggio
Pecorino Stagionato Toscano con Tartufi
Aged Tuscan sheep’s milk cheese laced with black and white truffles
(wine pairing: Cum Laude Sant’Antimo DOC)

Dolce
Torta di Cioccolato
Rich chocolate tort with dark chocolate ganache
(wine pairing: Rosa Regale Brachetto d’Acqui DOCG)

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