Charcuterie Platter with a Pinot Side

Featured by Testarossa Winery in the Pinot Noir Wine Club.

Description

Certified Sommelier DeAnna Perry and cheese expert Courtney Coppinger have worked together to pair selections of cheese and cured meats with Testarossa's Artisan Wines.

Yield: 4 - 6
Prep Time: 25 Minutes

Ingredients


Artisan Cheese to choose from:
Pennyroyal Creamery Plate. Boonville, CA selections:
• Velvet Sister, soft ripened, creamy
• Bollies Mollies, soft-ripened, dense
• Boont Corners Reserve, aged, firm
• Boonters Blue, goat and sheep, Cabrales-style

igourmet.com selections:
• Bent River Camembert - (Cow) soft-ripened, Alemar Cheese Co. Mankato, MN
• Casatica - (Water Buffalo), semi-soft, Lombardy, IT
• Evalon - (Cow/Goat), firm, LaClare Farms Malone, WI
• Cabrillo - (Cow/Goat), firm, Manchego-style, Stepladder Creamery, Cambria, CA
• Coppinger - (Cow), semi-soft, Morbier-style, Sequatchie Cove, Sequatchie, TN
• Gorgonzola - (Cow), buttery, mild-sweet, Twin Sisters, Fern-dale, WA

Charcuterie Cured and Smoked Meats:
• Soppressata (Italian dry salami)
• Prosciutto (Italian cured ham)
• Finocchiona (Fennel-infused salami)
• Smoked Salmon (Norwegian)
• Smoked Duck or & Foie Gras

Instructions


Choose your favorite combination of cheeses and meats and arrange on a platter. Serve with a bottle of Testarossa Pinot Noir.



Recommended Pairings

Tondré

2011 Pinot Noir
Best of Class
$40.00 $33.00 x 2

Shadowbox

2011 Pinot Noir
75 Cases Produced
$52.00 $45.00 x 2

La Pitchoune

2013 Pinot Noir
93 Points
$58.00 $48.00 x 2

Expression 38°

2013 Pinot Noir
93 Points
$65.00 $56.00 x 2

Stolo

2013 Pinot Noir
92 Points
LAST CALL
$32.00 $26.00 x 2

Testarossa

2014 Pinot Noir
93 Points
$64.00 $52.00 x 2

Gainey

2013 Pinot Noir
93 Points
$30.00 $26.00 x 2

Luceánt

2012 Pinot Noir
92 Points
$44.00 $39.00 x 2