Kermit Lynch - March 17, 2010

Chef Meets the Wine Maker - March 17th 
Join Winegardner's Wines and The Silk Road in welcoming Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant to Missoula! Seven tapas-style courses expertly matched with eight Kermit Lynch premium French wines.
MENU - The French Classics 

Starter Wine: Domaine de Fontsainte, Gris de Gris, Grenache Blend, Languedoc, France

  • Amuse-Bouche: Duck pate with truffle, cognac & sea salt served on crostini. 
    Pairing: Domaine Gachot-Monot, Bourgogne Rouge, Burgundy, France 
  • Vichyssoise: pureed Yukon gold potato soup with an arugula pistou & potato crisps.
    Pairing: Andre Ostertag "Vignoble d'Epfig", Riesling, Alsace, France   
  • Poissons Bourrés: Dover Sole with scallop-leek stuffing, baked & served with classic béarnaise sauce
    Pairing: Champalou Vouvray Sec, Chenin Blanc, Loire, France 
  • Crêpe Suavage de Champignon: porcini, black trumpet & oyster mushroom ragout wrapped in a delicate crêpe, served in a pool of caramelized shallot-champagne cream sauce, topped with crispy shallots
    Pairing: Domaine le Sang de Cailloux Vacqueyras, GSM, Rhone, France 
  • Boeuf en Croute: dijon & herb-rubbed beef tenderloin wrapped in a delicate pastry shell, baked & served over rich red wine demi-glace
    Pairing: Domaine les Pallières Gigondas, Red Blend, Rhone, France 
  • Salade de Chicorée Frisée: Endive and frisée salad tossed in a creamy dijon red wine dressing, garnished with fresh sliced honey-crisp apples, bleu cheese & candied walnuts
    Pairing: Château Ducasse Bordeaux Blanc, Semillon Blend, Bordeaux, France 
  • Plat de Fromage: assorted artisan cheeses with fig jam & brioche toasts
    Pairing: Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Red Blend, Rhone, France
Wednesday, March 17th, 2010
6pm upstairs at The Silk Road
$ 65.00 per person includes Dinner, Wine & Gratuity 
Tickets available at The Silk Road or Call 541-0752
Seating Limited