'The Best of Italy' Wine Tasting & Food Pairing Evening

May 7, 2019

4 of the very best Italian wines and a food menu created by Laurent that with perfectly compliment the wines presented.


When : Friday 17th May 2019 from 7pm - 9pm

Where : Blend Bistro & Wine Bar, Somerset Maison Asoke

Reservations : Tel. 02 163 4303

1300 Baht++ per person : Food & Wine


4 of the very best wines from across the different wine growing regions of Italy.

(More details on the wines can be found below)

- Fantini : Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOCG
- Lava : Greco di Tufo DOCG
- Beni di Batasiolo : Barbera d’Alba
- Beni di Batasiolo : Barolo DOCG


Selected by Laurent to perfectly compliment the 4 wines presented.

- Gratinated Oysters, White Wine Sabayon
- Vitello Tonnato
- Black Truffle, Brie, Mozzarella & Parma Ham Pizza
- Wild Forest Mushroom and Foie Gras Soup
- Lasgna Ragout, Black Truffle & Italian Sausage
- Beef Stew Risotto, Porcini and Red Wine
- Pecorino Cheese with Toasted Countryside Bread



Greco di Tufo DOCG


Grape: Greco di Tufo


Tasting Notes:

Bright straw-yellow.

Intense aroma,quite persistent and fruity.

Medium body, well balanced.

Great as aperitif.









Montepulciano DOCG


Grape: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo


Tasting Notes:

Ruby red color with garnet highlights.

Intense and persistent aromas.

Hints of chocolate and fruits.

Good structure and good tannins.

Well balanced.








Barolo DOCG


Grape: Nebbiolo

Tasting Notes:

Complex aromas.

Strong tendencies towards maturity,

jams, dried fruit, toasted,

floral with good evolution.

Good union of tannins and freshness.

Pleasant feelings of completeness and body.








Barbera d’Alba


Grape: Barbera


Tasting Notes:

Ruby red with violet hues.

Good intensity and persistent,

fruity and vegetal.

Dry on the palate with good acidity

and very delicate tannins.







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