Thursday, July 13, 2006

BYOB @ Solstice

Last night, Solstice Kitchen & Wine Bar had a BYOB night. For a mid-week break we decided to make reservations and check it out.

We took two selections with us - Passalacqua Sauvignon Blanc and a Lesec Chateauneuf du Pape. Both were fantastic.

Passalacqua Winery ~ Sauvignon Blanc ($16)
We picked up this bottle the last time we were in Sonoma. As we remembered, it was light, clean & crisp. A great nose with lots of fruit (grapefruit-lemons-limes) and just enough acidity.

Lesec Marquis Chateauneuf du Pape ($30)
Shows a lot of what's great about Chateauneuf du Pape - dark garnet color, substantial tannins, and a finish which is quite satisfying.

Some random photos from the night...

Amuse Bouche: Miniature Tomato Salad in a Phyllo Cup

Heirloom Tomatoes with Pesto

I love that they present their dessert menu on a CD case (I got their amazing fresh donuts - as usual)

S and I ~ Full & Happy


mom said...

You guys look entirely too happy...2 bottles of, what else???

Jenn S. said...

That's it, can you believe it? Just lots and lots of good food and good conversation (oh yeah, and a table next to us full of women with too much plastic surgery that kept us laughing.)