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Wine Wednesday: Premium Chilean Wine Dinner @ Finca

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This Saturday, January 10th, Finca restaurant will host a wine dinner in it's new location with the theme "Pioneering the New Chile." The evening will spotlight two premium wine producers from Chile: Amayna and Merino. 

The wine dinner will feature the wines of of two of Chile's most dynamic new winemakers: Rene Merino from Merino winery and Matias Carces Silva, of Amayna. 

The evenings dishes - prepared by executive chef Phelix Gardner - and wine pairings are as follows: 

One

Croquetas de Bacalao + garlic chive and grapefruit salsa verde + Amayna “Barrel Fermented” 2009 + SAUVIGNON BLANC + Leyda Valley

Two

Percepes + escabeche, fennel jelly, apple, cucumber
Percepes + simply steamed, cultured butter, potato chips
Merino 2012 CHARDONNAY + Limari Valley
Amayna 2010 CHARDONNAY + Leyda Valley

Three

Tosta el pichon + squab breast & sobrassada, mushroom, huckleberry
Amayna 2011 + PINOT NOIR + Leyda Valley

Four

Paella + blood sausage, lamb, basil snails, winter vegetables, olive relish
Merino 2012 + SYRAH +Limari Valley

Five

Pan con Chocolate + local chocolate, olive oil, sea salt, crostini
La Barba Coffee service

This is shaping up to be a very special evening, and I'd encourage you to make reservations as quickly as possible by RSVPing to evan@pagoslc.com. 

The cost for the event is $45 for food; $35 for wine; plus tax & gratuity.