Emilio Moro Wine Dinner at Chakra on October 20th


Chakra Restaurant will welcome Jose Moro of Bodegas Emilio Moro for a served with wine from Spain’s Ribera del Duero on Monday October 20, 2014 at 6:30pm. The dinner at Chakra will be Jose Moro’s only event in New Jersey and he will be discussing his acclaimed wines and the history of the bodega, which was started by his father Emilio. Emilio Moro’s wines have won accolades and high ratings from Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast and Robert Parker.

The event kicks off with a “Meat & Greet” reception featuring Chakra’s House-cured Mangalitsa Ham, which is cured in the restaurant’s wine room, paired with a Rosado wine. To follow, Chef Thomas Ciszak has created a four-course menu to pair with four wines made with the region’s signature grape Tinto Fino (aka Tempranillo). Pairings include a Charred Octopus with boudin noir ravioli and Emilio Moro Finca Resalso, Berkshire Pork Belly with mustard jus and sweet potato gnocchi with a 2011 Tinto Fino from 15 – 25 year old wines and Cote de Boeuf with red beet quinoa with 2010 Emilio Moro Malleolus from vines that are up to 75 years old. For dessert, Ciszak pairs a Taleggio Flatbread with pears and foie gras with a 2009 Emilio Moro Malleolus de Valderramiro 2009. The full menu is below and the event costs $96 (tax & gratuity additional).

Emilio Moro Wine Dinner on Monday, October 20, 2014 at Chakra 144 West State Route 4, Paramus, NJ

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Event Menu

House-Cured Mangalitsa Ham
Rosado, Emilio Moro Hito 2013, Ribera del Duero

Charred Octopus
boudin noir ravioli
Tinto Fino, Emilio Moro Finca Resalso 2013, Ribera del Duero

Berkshire Pork Belly
mustard jus, sweet potato gnocchi
Tinto Fino, Emilio Moro 2011, Ribera del Duero

Cote de Boeuf
red beet quinoa, kabocha squash
Tinto Fino, Emilio Moro Malleolus 2010, Ribera del Duero

Taleggio Flatbread
pears, foie gras, red shallot confit
Tinto Fino, Emilio Moro Malleolus de Valderramiro 2009, Ribera del Duero


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