Break Open the Piggybank: Posh and Davanti Enoteca Are Holding Wine-Paired Truffle Dinners. Ooh La La.
Here are the details on the truffle dinner at Davanti, coming up on November 15:
The menu will feature black and white Umbrian Truffles and rare Umbrian wines. The guest speaker will be Lorenzo Mattoni of the celebrated Terre di Trinci Winery in Umbria. The cost is $85 per person, plus tax and gratuity.
The menu prepared by Chef Peter DeRuvo will be:
A patio reception on the Davanti Patio begins at 6 PM featuring house-made cured meats, cheese and salumi in the Umbrian-style. This is a super-regional dinner, unlike anything you'll find anywhere else.
Coppa with Truffle
Mortadella with Black Truffle
Causcolo Pork Sausage Pate
Sella di San Venanzo Lardo
The salumi course will be served with an appetizing Prosecco
Zuppa di Asapragi Bianco (White Asparagus Soup)
The Soup course will be served with the currant vintage of Terre di Trinci Orvieto
Celery Root Totelli
Italian butter, chive, and truffles
The Pasta course will be served with Terre di Trinci Rosso Trinci
Montefalco Rosso is a blend of Sangiovese and Sagrantino
Capasante (Diver Scallops)
Smoked guanciale, parsley root, and black kale
The Fish course will be served with Terre di Trinci Cajo Umbria IGT
A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Sagrantino
Agnello due Tempo (Lamb dish)
passito (lamb loin), olives, walnuts, lentils, and carrot
The Lamb course will be served with a rare Terre di Trinci Passito (a wine not available in the US)
Formaggi & Dolce
Tasting of Italian Cheeses
Chef's Pastry sweets
Terre di Trinci Sagrantino di Montefalco
Each course will feature a wine match selected by Lorenzo Mattoni of Terre di Trinci and sommelier David Johnson. Call 480-659-1800 for reservations. And do it asap.