Please join us in celebration of Robert Mondavi's 100th Birthday. Mondavi General Manager, Glenn Workman will host this very special dinner and enlighten us with the rich history of their winery and the tastes and nuances of their wines. Workman has been a part of the winery since 1975 and gladly shares his stories of Mr. Mondavi as well as the legacy he has left behind for future generations. Chef Jeffery Russell has created an incredible menu that highlights the distinctive wines of the Mondavi portfolio. 


Tuesday, May 21, 2013
6:30 pm Reception
Dinner to follow 
$125 per person (exclusive of tax/gratuity)
RSVP: ReservationsDC@CharliePalmer.com / 202.547.8100


Robert Mondavi Wine Dinner

First Course

Crisp Maryland Soft Shell Crab
Kafir Lime, Mango Brown Butter, Avocado, Crisp Proscuitto

2011 Fume Blanc, To Kolan Vineyard, Napa Valley 

Second Course

Pancetta Wrapped Frogs Legs
Fava Bean Succotash, Tempura Ramps

2010 Unoaked Chardonnay, Napa Valley

Third Course

Smoked Pappa Weavers Pork Loin & Seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras
Preserved Bing Cherries, Cauliflower Variation

2009 PNX, Pinot Noir, Carneros, Napa Valley

Fourth Course

Cedar Roasted Tri Tip Steak
Stinging Nettle Gnochetti, Hartland Farms Early Carrots, Morel Mushroom, Pickled Ramp Jus 

1997 Cabernet Sauvignon, Reserve, Napa Valley

2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, Reserve, Napa Valley

Cheese

Tasting of Upland Pleasant Ridge, & Shaker Blue Cheeses
Apricot Tarte Tatin, Golden Angel's Apiary Honeycomb

Fruit and Nut Toasts 

2010 Robert Mondavi, Moscato D, Oro, Mendocino County