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An Evening with Marchesi di Barolo
Host: Valentina Abbona
Date: Wednesday, October 12th, 2022
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Wally’s Santa Monica, Private Dining Room
214 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Join us for an intimate, multi-course dinner hosted by Valentina Abbona, the sixth generation of her family to head the Marchesi di Barolo estate in Italy’s Piemonte region. This exclusive event will feature special Marchesi di Barolo vintages paired with an outstanding seasonal menu designed by Wally’s Executive Chef Ryan Kluver.
Marchesi di Barolo is one of the oldest and most prestigious wineries in Piemonte, known for being the first to produce the famous Barolo wine as we know it today. It has been owned and run by the Abbona family for six generations who have maintained their longstanding winemaking traditions.
In addition to a fantastic dinner menu, guests will get to enjoy library releases of aged Marchesi di Barolo wines that are now at their optimal drinking time.
The evening will feature the following courses:
Reception: Frito Misto with winter vegetables, white anchovy, and Meyer lemon bagna cauda
2019 Marchesi di Barolo ‘Black Label’ Gavi di Gavi
First Course: Veal Agnolotti with chestnuts, winter squash, and sage brown butter
2018 Marchesi di Barolo ‘Peiragal’ Barbera d'Alba
2016 Marchesi di Barolo ‘Serragrilli’ Barbaresco
Second Course: Red Wine Risotto with porcini mushroom ragu, crispy kale leaves
2014 Marchesi di Barolo ‘Sarmassa’ Barolo
2014 Marchesi di Barolo ‘Cannubi’ Barolo
Third Course: Brasato al Barolo with wagyu short rib, castelmagno polenta, black truffle
2009 Marchesi di Barolo ‘Riserva’ Barolo
2003 Marchesi di Barolo ‘Riserva’ Barolo
1999 Marchesi di Barolo ‘Riserva’ Barolo
Dessert: Chocolate & Hazelnut Tart with nocciola gelato
Marchesi di Barolo Barolo Chinato