Tuesday, Nov 18

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SASSI Ristorante

SASSI is located at 10455 E. Pinnacle Peak Pkwy. Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 480-502-9095, .

Tasting Menu:

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

Menu

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

Wines

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