Benbow Historic Inn Winemaker Dinner Menu

On December 13, 2013, The Benbow Historic Inn hosted Gary and Pam Barker of Dogwood Estate Winery. The evening featured outstanding wine, well-paired culinary treats and lively conversation. 

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Below are the pairings that delighted a group of 20. The dinner ended with a wonderful pairing of the Dogwood Estate Winery 2007 Old Vine Zinfandel and a wonderful Flourless Chocolate Torte, French Vanilla Dark Chocolate Mousse, Dried Cherry Coulis and Chantilly Cream. Produced in very limited quantities, this outstanding desert wine is a best-seller on the Benbow Historic Inn's wine list that has received Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence over the last 15 years. Please check our website for future winemaker dinners.


2010 CORNUS MELANGE DE BLANC

Asian Pears, Frisée, House-Smoked Bleu Cheese, Candied Pecans & Whole Grain Mustard Vinaigrette


2011 CHARDONNAY

Pan-seared Scallops, Blood Orange & Jicama Slaw, Golden Whitefish Caviar and Chive Oil


2010 CABERNET SAUVIGNON

Roasted Venison, Asiago Yukon Mash, Root Vegetables and Dried Cherry Demi-Glace


2010 SYRAH

Grilled Fennel Pollen Encrusted Lamb Chop, Herbed Couscous and Dried Fig & Five-spice Compote


2007 OLD VINE ZINFANDEL DESSERT WINE

Flourless Chocolate Torte, French Vanilla Dark Chocolate Mousse, Dried Cherry Coulis and Chantilly Cream

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