Black Olive Wine Events

Join us March 27th as

The Black Olive

&

Cava Spiliadis 

Presents

An exclusive tasting and purchase opportunity featuring:

The fine wines of Tselepos 

Located in the region of Tegea, Arcadia in the Peloponnese, the estate’s vineyards lie at an altitude of 750 meters and boast sandy clay soil.  The vineyards’ yield does not exceed 55 hl/ha and the region’s microclimate can be characterized as continental with cold winters and warm, dry summers.

First course

Oysters Xenocrates

Amalia Brut, NV

Second course

Grilled diver scallop on roasted pepper sauce

Tselepos Mantinia, 2016 

Third course

Pratt library archive recipe mini crab cake with spicy aoili

Tselepos Santorini, 2016 

Fourth course

Seared wild yellowfin tuna with black pepper Nemea Sauce

Driopi Nemea Reserve, 2013

Fifth course

Greek lamb Keftedes with Tsaziki

Tselepos Kokkinomilos, 2012

Sixth course

Rhubarb Greek yogurt muffins

Amalia Rose, NV

Limited Seating

$50 per person

We have available at the tasting only special pricing on these hard to find wines from Greece.

Amalia Brut, NV…………………………………………24      ____qty

Tasting Notes

An elegant sparkling wine with a light, yellow-green colour and fine bubbles with intensity and duration. Aromas of rose petal, brioche and hone.

Food Pairing

Cheese platter, raw shellfish and seafood. Also enjoyed as an aperitif or with a light mousse based dessert.

ABV: 11.7%

Grapes: 100% Moschofilero

Tselepos Mantinia, 2016……………………………….18      ____qty

Tasting Notes

Exceptional freshness and lively acidity. Citrus fruits and lemon flowers on the nose, with a crisp, clean finish..

Food Pairing

Shellfish, grilled flakey fish and summer salads.

ABV: 11.7%

Grapes: 100% Moschofilero

Tselepos Santorini, 2016………………………………26      ____qty

Tasting Notes
A lemon-green hue with a very elegant bouquet filled with hot volcanic stones, honeysuckle, dried apricot and green apples. On the palate, very complex with high acidity, grapefruit flesh, honeydew and zingy minerality.

Food Pairing
Oysters, salt-crusted whole fish, grilled guinea fowl and an assortment of fresh summer fruits.

ABV: 13.6%

Grapes: Assyrtiko

Driopi Nemea Reserve, 2013…………………………22       ____qty

Tasting Notes
Full-bodied with fine tannins, complex aromas of red fruit with hints of eucalyptus and green bell pepper. Well-structured and balanced with a velvety palate and a long finish. Can be cellared for an additional 5 to 10 years.

Food Pairing
T-bone steak. Lamb shank. Duck magret. Venison.

ABV: 14.09%

Grapes: Agiorgitko

Tselepos Kokkinomilos, 2012…………………………28      ____qty

Tasting Notes

A dark ruby color with explosive aromas of ripe red cherry, red currant and raspberry. On the palate, red fruits and hints of chocolate and basil.

Food Pairing

Rack of lamb, grilled pork chops with prune sauce and chocolate soufflé with mango gelato.

ABV: 14.63%

Grapes: 100% Merlot

Amalia Rose, NV……………………………………….42       ____qty

Tasting Notes

A coral pink hue with an explosive nose of honey flowers, crunchy strawberries, fresh raspberries and hints of lemon verbena. On the palate, up lifting with a bright acidity, weighty concentration with complex and lengthy finish.

Food Pairing

Sashimi with lime zest and red chili, arugula and goat cheese with caramelized hazelnuts, langoustines, and garlic prawns.

ABV: 12%

Grapes: 100% Agiorgitiko