by Charles Duran
Truluck’s and Poggio Al Tesoro of Allegrini Estates hosted an intimate luncheon Thursday featuring wines from Tuscany’s Bolgheri region. Until the production of Sassicaia, Bolgheri was a relatively anonymous wine producing community that focused primarily on white wines and rosés. Prior to seating the guests enjoyed a 2014 Solosole, a crisp and mineral dense white made of 100% Vermentio grapes.
Chef Eric Ho served some of Truluck’s classics including a chilled Shellfish Platter, Hothouse Tomato Salad, and choice of Hawaiian Ahi Tuna or Filet Mignon. Dishes were accompanied by Poggio La Grola 2012, Poggio al Tesoro Sondraia 2011, and Allegrini Palazzo del Torre 2013, which were served as a flight. The grand finale was the chocolate cake paired with Allegrini Amarone della Valpolicella 2012. Continue reading