Friday, May 2, 2014

Wine Dinner with Luca Fedrigo of L’Arco, May 13, at Empire State South

Pretty much since we opened ESS we’ve been champing at the bit to get Luca Fedrigo of L’Arco here for a wine dinner.  Luca is the great artisanal prodigy of Amarone wine, having apprenticed under the legendary godfather, Giuseppe Quintarelli, from the age of 14 until he started L’Arco five years later (yes, at the tender age of 19).  Luca now has nearly twenty vintages under his belt, and his wines are better than ever.  We will be pouring his beautiful blended wines from the Valpolicella zone, as well as a Chianti Classico from his new project down in Tuscany.   We hope you can help welcome one of our favorite winemakers to Atlanta.

Venison carpaccio, fennel, pine nut, pickled huckleberry
Rosso del Veronese, L’Arco, Veneto, Italy, 2009

Mushroom tortelloni, consommé, tarragon, pecorino pepato
Valpolicella Classico Superiore, L’Arco, Veneto, Italy, 2008

Braised chicken thigh, crispy skin, grilled ramps, tomato, pea shoots
Chianti Classico, Tri Turris, Tuscany, Italy, 2009

Lamb loin, field pa succotash, fortsonia tart, little gem lettuce
Veneto IGT, L’Arco, ‘Pario’, Italy, 2007
Veneto IGT, L’Arco, ‘Rubeo’, Italy, 2008

Cointreau semifredo, roasted strawberry, poundcake

$100 per person plus tax and gratuity

 Call (404) 541-1105 for reservations.
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