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Discover Tuscany Series: Morellino di Scansano (Class + Dinner)

Boston Wine School

Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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Burgers & BurgundyJust when you imagine that after so much time and so many delightful wines, Tuscany would run out of its ability to suprise us with new wines, along comes Morellino di Scansano. 

I'm going to say it right now before anyone else does: Morellino is the next Brunello.  It's a clone of Sangiovese, and these wines are spectacular in quality.  Right now, they are undiscovered and undervalued... the next big thing, which is what we always want to be bringing you from the Wine School.
This class + dinner will take you deep into a new part of Tuscany called Maremma: coastal Tuscany, north and west of Florence all the way to the sea.  We will taste six different expressions of Morellino, each with a course of Tuscan cuisine.

Thanks to our friends from the Wine Consortium of Morellino di Scansano, we're able to bring you this special class at a special price.  Get to know Morellino di Scansano and discover more personalities of Tuscan wines. 


Wine Tasting Class + Dinner

Wine Menu Dinner Menu

Moris Farms
Morellino di Scansano 2011
90% Sangiovese, 10% Cab Sauv, Syrah

Morellino di Scansano “Marteto” 2011
85% Sangiovese, 15% Syrah, Alicante

Terre di Fiori
Morellino di Scansano 2010
Grape varieties: 100% Sangiovese

Tenuta Pietramora di Collefagiano
Morellino di Scansano “Petramora” 2010
85% Sangiovese, 15% Merlot

La Selva
Morellino di Scansano “Colli dell’Uccellina” 2009
85% Sangiovese, 15% Merlot

Fattoria le Pupille
Morellino di Scansano “Poggio Valente” Riserva 2008
85% Sangiovese, 15% Syrah, Alicante


Basil, tomato, and canellini

Pineapple with Speck
Smoked prosciutto

Pasta rosette
Lasagnette baked in cheese sauce and tomato

Pollo Cristina
Chicken baked in wine & nutmeg

Pork roast stuffed with garlic and herbs

Green salad vinaigrette

i Formaggi
Ricotta fresca | Pecorino ginepro | Parmigiano Reggiano

i Dolci
Lemon polenta cake with balsamic strawberries

Wine Consortium of Morellino di Scansano
courtesy of the Wine Consortium of Morellino di Scansano

Consorzio a Tutela del Vino Morellino di Scansano

via XX settembre 36, 58054 Scansano (GR)
Tel 0564.507710 · Fax 0564.507710
info@consorziomorellino.it · www.consorziomorellino.it


Have questions about Discover Tuscany Series: Morellino di Scansano (Class + Dinner)? Contact Boston Wine School

When & Where

Boston Wine School
1354 Commonwealth Ave
Allston, MA 02134

Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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Boston Wine School

A lot of people have never been to a Boston Wine School class before, so let me tell you what to expect.

First of all, we are a guaranteed 100% snob-free zone. No matter who you are. No matter how much you know about wine. We know how to make wine interesting and interactive for everyone.
Classes are small — usually 15 students max — and usually start with sparkling wine, then bread, cheese, olives and antipasto. Expect to taste 6-8 specially selected wines. Weekend classes include dinner, featuring vegetarian options.
Have a great class!
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Discover Tuscany Series: Morellino di Scansano (Class + Dinner)
Allston, MA Events Food & Drink

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