Great Wines of the North Bay

Share |
E-Mail ArticleE-Mail Article Printer-FriendlyPrinter-Friendly

Ferrari-Carano: 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon


chat18.webcam
Ferrari-Carano
In your home—a perfect pairing
 

Ferrari-Carano Cabernet paired with Tenderloin of Lamb with Cassis

 

1 1/3 cup Ferrari-Carano
Cabernet Sauvignon
2 shallots, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp. fresh thyme, minced
1 tsp. fresh rosemary, minced
1 cup lamb stock or veal

1/4 cup dried black currants
2 tbsp. crème de cassis
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 – 1 pound whole lamb tenderloin
1/2 cup red currant jelly, melted
4 tbsp. unsalted butter

 

 

Combine wine, shallots, garlic, thyme, rosemary in saucepan and boil to reduce to 2 tbsp. Add stock, dried currants and cassis and boil to reduce by 3/4 cup. Strain sauce. Season with salt and pepper. Keep warm.

Preheat grill or broiler, brush both sides of lamb very lightly with jelly. Grill 3 minutes per side for medium rare. Let set for five minutes. Slice lamb and arrange on plates. Whisk butter into sauce a tablespoon at a time. Spoon over lamb and serve. Can layer lamb over a bed of sautéed Swiss chard and serve with oven-roasted potatoes.

Serves 4

   

   At our Winery–a perfect escape

In this Issue

The Unseen Damage

The fires that raged through Sonoma and Napa counties last October have the potential to create lasting psychological effects on individuals and communities, straining an already stressed mental healt...

Being Heart Safe

Imagine this: You’re in your office working at your desk and a coworker approaches in distress, collapsing in front of you. What would you do? Your mind would probably race: Is this a heart atta...

How to Stay Fit and Healthy

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? That’s the question once posed by Satchel Paige, who became a legend in his lifetime, known as perhaps the best pitcher in baseball...

See all...