Winemaker Dinner Series Featuring Justin

April 19, 2018 (Thu)
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood
5223 Orient Road
Tampa, Florida 33610

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Cost: $179 Per Person (Plus Tax & Gratuity)

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Wine     Sit Down Dinner     Food     Cocktails    

Exclusive, Winemaker Dinner Series at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa. Exquisite cuisines paired with the best of award-winning wines, for one unforgettable night. Enjoy a cocktail reception followed by an eclectic four-course dinner prepared by our innovative culinary team.

WINEMAKER DINNER SERIES FEATURING JUSTIN
Thursday, April 19, 2018
6:30pm Reception • 7pm Dinner

Special Guest:
JUSTIN Winemaker, Scott Shirley

Each guest will receive a complimentary
JUSTIN wine gift set*

HORS D'OEUVRES
Boniato-Chorizo Croquettes
Guava-Bourbon BBQ, Roasted Red Pepper Jam, Espelette Crema
JUSTIN Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2016

FIRST COURSE
Oven Roasted Pheasant
Calabaza Purée, Pickled Carrots, Macerated Blackberry,
Turkish Fig Espuma
JUSTIN Vineyards Justification 2014

SECOND COURSE
Prime-Dry Aged Lamb Tartare
Pickled Mustard Seed, Kaluga Caviar, Crème Fraîche,
Toasted Brioche, Meyer Lemon Meringue
JUSTIN Vineyards Savant 2014

THIRD COURSE
Oven Roasted Porchetta Chop
Crispy Duck Fat Fingerling Potato, Cauliflower Purée,
Salsa Verde, Chicharrón
JUSTIN Vineyards Isosceles 2014

FOURTH COURSE
Mayan Chocolate Pavé
Hazelnut Praline, Frangelico Chantilly, Espresso Tuile
JUSTIN Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Space is limited. Reservations required.
To make your reservations, please call
813.627.6630

Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol. Tax and gratuity not included. No substitutions.
*Complimentary JUSTIN gift set includes 1/2 bottle of cabernet, wine key in a wooden box and a pen.

 ABOUT JUSTIN WINEMAKER, SCOTT SHIRLEY

Scott Shirley joined JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery in March 2012. After making wine in Napa Valley for 13 vintages, he was excited to learn the nuances of new vineyard sites in the Paso Robles appellation. While Shirley has worked with many varieties, Cabernet Sauvignon is the medium closest to his heart. He trained his palate on Bordeaux blends at Opus One, where he was the enologist for six years. He then joined the Hess Collection as winemaker for nearly seven years, where his experience with Bordeaux varieties expanded to also include white wines and Rhone varieties.

With a degree in Biochemistry from UC Davis, Shirley enjoys the artistry of creating a blend that captures the expression of a certain variety during a particular set of growing conditions. There are challenges every year, but he looks forward to each new vintage bringing the opportunity to play with all of these variables, in order to fashion wines of compelling complexity and balance. He uses Cabernet Sauvignon in broad brushstrokes and then softens or amplifies the edges with blenders. Nearly every finished wine of Shirley’s is an exciting blend, whether of clones, varieties, barrel types or vineyard sites.