Rhone Dinner at Frank Murray's with Jim & Gloria Mack

Tasted Saturday, November 14, 2009 by blondon with 491 views


This was a great event that I was fortunate enough to be part of. Jim & Gloria supplied all of the wines in a great comparison dinner of cool climate Bennett Valley and Northern Rhone varietals. Wonderful company, great food and wine.

Flight 1 - Jemrose Viognier; Condrieu (4 Notes)

Pairing: Pan Seared Monkfish with Citrus Vegetable Salsa; Scallop Sashimi with Hot Soy Yuzu Drizzle; Fried Shrimp Cake

Flight 2 - Jemrose Grenache; Rayas Chateauneuf-du-Pape (5 Notes)

Pairing: Roasted Chicken and Orzo Saffron Risotto with Wilted Baby Arugula and Organic Baby Brussel Sprouts

Flight 3 - 2006 Cardiac Hill Syrah Horizontal (4 Notes)

Pairing: Ribeye Steak with Stilton Cheese Butter and Wild Mushrooms

Flight 4 - Jemrose Cardiac Hill Syrah; Clape Cornas (4 Notes)

Pairing: Shiso Panko Crusted Lamb Chop with Sweet Potato Cake

Flight 5 - Jemrose Late Harvest Viognier; Late Harvest Condrieu (2 Notes)

Pairing: Dr. Jill's Homemade Organic Lemon Bars with a Tart Twist