“Spanish Sips & Tapas”
Hosted by Pintxo and special guest, Lucia Ramos, of Frontaura Winery.
Join us for four savory tapas delights paired with some of our favorite wines from the Toro, Rueda, Penedes, and Rias Baixas regions of Spain. Spain is home for Lucia and she is coming with photos, stories, tasting notes, and maps that show the rich history and spectacular range of Spanish wines.
Date: Tuesday July 19
Time: Between 6-8
Location: Pintxo @ 2207 2nd Avenue at Blanchard, 206.441.4042
Cost: $10 per person
Special notes: All wines will be available for purchase and pick up from The Spanish Table. Wines purchased during the tasting will receive a 10% discount.
2009 Burgans Albarino (Rias Baixas) paired with Tosta de Queso de Cabra
The wine: Complex honey mineral orange marmalade and peach aromas and flavors lead to a refreshing, subtle off-dry palate experience.
The pintxo: Goat cheese, fresh thyme, and wildflower honey.
2009 Vega Murillo Verdejo (Rueda) paired with Gambas Pil-Pil
The wine: Soft, lively notes of papaya, guava, roses, apple and pear glide into a full-bodied finish.
The pintxo: Prawns, chili pepper, and garlic sautéed in olive oil and sherry.
2010 Parés Balta Rose (Penedés) paired with Montadito de Serrano
The wine: Delicate aromas and bursts of raspberry and cherry. Light and refreshing.
The pintxo: Serrano ham, manchego, and salsa alicante.
2008 Vega Murillo Tinto (Toro) paired with Albondigas con Salsa Tomate
The wine: Lively berry and deep cherry burst and mingle with subtle vanilla notes.
The pintxo: Beef and pork meatballs in a spicy tomato, piquillo pepper sauce.
A sparkly from Cava to cleanse and toast…
Mas fi Cava Brut (Penedés)
Fine persistent bubbles, effervescent on the palate and elegant finish.