Hot Date: Jasper’s hosting Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel wine dinner this Thursday, October 2
in Plano is hosting a Nickel and Nickel / Far Niente wine dinner (the two wineries are sister properties) on Thursday, October 2.
Super talented chef Kent Rathbun and his team will be serving a four-course menu to complement the wines. But wait! There’s more! Bruce Mooers, president of the two wineries, will be on hand to to guided the tastings. Here’s the menu:
Wild mushroom-herbed goat cheese crostini
Heirloom apple-blue crab
Stuffed baby cucumber
En Route Chardonnay, Russian River 2012
Seared diver scallop with saffron risotto and melon fumé
Far Niente Chardonnay, Napa Valley 2012
Slow cooked duck leg with wild mushrooms and raspberry pan jus
En Route Pinot Noir, Russian River 2012
Lamb two ways: roasted rack of lamb and braised lamb shank ragout with goat cheese potato croquette, fire roasted vegetables and red wine demi
Nickel and Nickel State Ranch Cabernet, Yountville 2011
Strawberry Napoleon with vanilla custard
Far Niente Dolce, Napa Valley 2007
$190 per person plus tax and gratuity. The dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.. Yes, reservations are required (972-673-0823 or email@example.com).
Jasper’s, 7161 Bishop Road, Plano.