A Graceful Gathering: La FenÃªtre Winery and Neal Fraser Team Up at Learn About Wine
[caption id=“” align=“aligncenter” width=“500” caption=“La FenÃªtre 2008 Vintage”][/caption] In celebration of their fifth vintage, La FenÃªtre wineryÂ will be hosting a wine and food pairing in downtown Los Angeles on August 14th, 2010 at the Learn About Wine Loft. Sommelier-turned-winemaker Joshua Klapper will be on hand to launch the release of his 2008 vintage, which consists of eight small-lot Santa Barbara County wines. Chef Neal Fraser (BLD/Grace) will prepare a small plate to complement each of the wines’ unique flavor profile. Eight wines will be showcased, including a first-everÂ rosÃ© - of which only 24 cases have been produced, three chardonnays, three single-vineyard sourced pinot noirs and a syrah. Founded in 2004, La FenÃªtre focuses on expressing classic Old World style and technique with modern sensibilities. Klapper aims to select grapes of the highest quality. Amongst his vineyard sources is Bien Nacido Vineyard, recently named California Vineyard of the Year by the California State Fair. Chef Neal Fraser will prepare the following dishes* for the tasting:
Chilean Shellfish Ceviche Crab Salad, lemon vinaigrette, mint Salmon Tartare, chive blini, American caviar Bay Scallops, peas, aged goat cheese, risotto Squab Crostini, liver mousse, rare breast, confit leg, crostini Grilled NY Steak, farro, red wine gelee
*final menu TBD based on market availability What better way to try beautiful wines and get your Grace fix before they re-open downtown?
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Tickets: $39 in advance or 2 for $70
5 PM, 6:30 PM, 8 PM
Learn About Wine Loft 530 Molino St, Loft 218 Los Angeles, CA 90013 310.451.7600