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SASSI is located at 10455 E. Pinnacle Peak Pkwy. Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 480-502-9095, .
Savor Southern Italian Cuisine This Holiday Season
Sassi presents a sampling of delicious Italian flavors
Who:Those looking to dine on fresh Italian dishes and renowned wines while enjoying local products and seasonal flavors.
What:Throughout the month of November, guests can experience a seasonal tasting of Sassi's menu featuring Italian wine producers Bruno and Marcello Ceretto, owners of Ceretto, one of Italy's world famous wineries. The prix fixe, three-course dinner is $35 accompanied by an optional $29 tasting of Ceretto wines. Dine before 6:30 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday to receive a 25 percent discount on food.
November Tasting Menu Featuring Ceretto Wines
Course 1: Veloutata di Funghi- Fall mushroom soup, Oregon black truffle cr¨me fraiche
Course 2: Triangolone di L'autunno con Noci Salsa- Raviolini of fall root vegetables, sage walnut sauce
Course 3: Anitra alla Boscaiolo-Roasted duck breast, hunter style mushroom ragu, fig, and cherry conserva
Three-course dinner $35
Ceretto "Blange" Arneis 2007
The Blange Arneis presents rich aromas and fresh flavors of white peaches, pears and toasted almonds.
Ceretto Dolcetto 2005
The Ceretto Dolcetto is a graceful ruby red wine, with a flowery aroma and a taste of fruit and almonds.
Ceretto "Monsordo Rosso" 2002
The Monsordo Rosso is an elegant dark ruby red wine, full of complex aromas and hints of vanilla and spice.
Wine pairing with five ounces of each wine $29