June 12, 2019

L’Ordre Mondial, Calgary Winter Club 
June 12, 2019 

Ashley James, Vice-Chargée de Presse

With the breathtaking view of the Rockies in the distance on June 12, 2019 we gathered for a Sartori di Verona wine tasting dinner at the Calgary Winter Club.

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For the reception we were greeted with Sartori Pinot Grigio, 2017, accompanied by Caviar on a Blini with Crème Fraiche, Steelhead Trout Tartare on a Beet Cracker, and Paté en Croute.

 

Before dinner Linda welcomed us, along with Andrea Sartori who gave us a memorable trip through the history of Sartori. In the 1950’s the winery was brought to international recognition and they started exporting worldwide. 2019 marks the 120th anniversary of Sartori Winery, it is still family owned. The brothers run the winery, keeping their family tradition alive. They enjoy delivering the message of Verona and their wine to the world. This year in honour of their grandfather they have brought back the label from the 1960’s.

The wine accompanying our first course, Sartori Marani, was named for their grandmother. Credited with keeping the family together, Andrea adored her as his heroine, and this rare white Amaroni was named Marani in her memory.


First Course

Maiktake Mushroom and 2 year old Sylvan Star Gouda Tartine, Wilted Mizuna
Sartori Marani Bianco Veronese IGT 2015

Second Course

Rangeland Bison Tartare with Poplar Bluff Organic Potato Crisps
Sartori Valpolicella Classico, 2017

 Third Course

Dup of Sungold Lamb – Rolled Lamb Belly, Lamb Rack, Broxburn Farms Peperonata
Sartori Valpolicella Ripasso, DOC 2015

 Fourth Course

Pecorino Vento, Meade Poached Pear Pistachio
Sartori Amarone Della Valpolicella, DOC, 2012

Dessert Course

Haskap and CWC Honey
Petit Guiraud Sauternes, 2016

Linda brought the evening to a close and the brigade was recognized. Chef Clint Morisette, Bridgette Oates and Amar Kumar were each presented with a bottle of wine in recognition of their efforts towards this evening’s dinner.

Executive Chef – Clint Morissette
Front of House Manager – Bridgette Oates

Thank you to Calgary Winter Club, Sartori di Verona, and Pacific Wines for a wonderful evening.

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