Rocca Delle Macie Wine Dinner

Rocca Delle Macie Wine Dinner


Butternut Squash Gnocchi

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas, specializing in small plates that put modern twists on Italian classics and world class wines, invites guests to enjoy its Rocca Delle Macie Wine Dinner at its location in the Clifton Commons on Thursday, October 12 at 7:00pm. 

Chef de Cuisine Michel Desjardins has developed a five-course tasting menu paired with Rocca Delle Macie Wines – one of the most well-established wineries in the Chianti Classico area.

Guest speaker Andrea Zingarelli, third generation winemaker, U.S. Ambassador of Chianti, will provide tasting notes throughout the dinner.

The full menu includes:

Striped Bass Crudo – Roasted garlic, chili oil and micro greens. Paired with a Moonlite – Straw-yellow color with pale green reflections. Intense aromas of white flowers with hints of flint.

Butternut Squash Gnocchi – Tomatoes and Pecorino Romano cheese. Paired with a Chianti Classico – Intense, mature fruit aromas. Rich, well-structured, berry fruit flavors.

Red Snapper – Pineapple, pepper coulis and Swiss char. Paired with a Classico Reserva –Rich, intense and complex aromas. Dry, soft, gently tannic with good structure.

Seared Duck Breast – Black currant gastrique and black pepper polenta. Paired with a Roccato – Full and persistent, with toasty oak from the barrique aging. Dry, elegant with a good structure on the tongue.

Chocolate Terrine– Black truffle gelato, candied walnuts and Luxardo cherries. Paired with a Sasyr – Features intense red fruit aromas of ripe cherry, blackberry and raspberry. A succulent, supple well-structured palate with a silky and smooth finish.

Tickets for the Rocca Della Macie Wine Dinner are $69 per person and can be purchased online by visiting



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