Kimberley Paley

Hostess and Sommelier, Paley’s Place

PREMIUM WINE

Ken Wright Cellars
2007 Pinot Noir
‘Abbott Claim Vineyard’

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Fennel-roasted Rabbit Salad & Fennel Pollen Aioli

Pasta alla chitarra with pork sugo and porcini

Chocolate shortcake cherry trifle

VALUE WINE

Abacela
2008 Albariño
‘Estate Grown’

This wine shows nuances, depth, and succinct flavor profiles with each of these courses. It is easy to drink, with a beautiful floral nose that welcomes the spices of the piperade stew, and finishes with a refreshing, bright-acid minerality.

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Poppy seed–crusted albacore tuna with chickpea purée and fennel salad

Shell-bean piperade stew

Fresh Sheep-cheese Ricotta Doughnut Holes with Chestnut Honey