​​​​​​​BATTLE OF THE CABERNETS

Dinner | 7 p.m. | the Atlantic Room | $265

A favorite event and the Festival’s most coveted theme dinner continues. The Battle of the Cabernets series showcases Napa Valley’s stars, while a distinguished panel of cabernet experts leads us through a blind tasting. Experience the variety of dishes Chef Daniel Bruce matches perfectly to these powerful wines, and vote for your favorite in this year’s “battle.”

WINE SELECTION

In Alphabetical Order:

2013 Burgess Cellars, Napa Valley 

2016 Blueprint Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

2014 Clos du Val, Stags Leap District, Napa Valley

2015 Martin Ray Winery, Stags Leap District, Napa Valley

2014 Paradigm, Napa Valley

2014 Paul Hobbs Winery, Napa Valley

2015 Snowden, Napa Valley

2014 Turnbull Wine Cellars, Napa Valley

 

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First

Char Seared Maple Smoked Gulf Red Snapper

Cabernet Cherry Butter, Black Lentil Cake, Brussel Leaves

 

Second

Braised Oxtail and Holland Leek Raviolo

Chestnut Sauce, Shaved Bresaolo

 

Third

Wood Grilled Cocoa and Black Plum Glazed Petit Filet Mignon

Crispy Maitake Mushrooms, Crosnes, Knoll Rapini

 

Fourth

Warm Aged Gouda Pudding

Spinach Paint, Black Garlic, Micro Greens, Parmesan Chips

 

Fifth 

Flourless Chocolate Torte

Blackberry, Fennel, Ganache