Atlantis to Welcome Far Niente and Nickel & Nickel for Spirited Wine Dinner
RENO, NEV. – Atlantis Casino Resort Spa welcomes Far Niente and Nickel & Nickel to Bistro Napa on Thursday, April 28 at 6 p.m. for the latest in its Spirited Dining Series.
Far Niente was founded in the late 1800’s by John Benson, and lovingly restored in the 1970’s by Gil Nickels. The winery quickly established a reputation as a top producer of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. In the late 1990’s, the Far Niente partners went on to create Nickel & Nickel, a winery on a historic property in Oakville that’s dedicated to producing 100 percent varietal bottlings form single sites to showcase the personalities of the individual vineyards.
The menu includes the following:
Dungeness Crab and Citrus Parcel
Melon Coulis, Tuna Tartare, Micro Cilantro, Toasted Sesame
Nickel & Nickel “Medina Vineyard” Chardonnay, Russian River Valley
Vanilla-Pepper Seared Foie Gras
Sweet Spice Roasted Pears, Baby Arugula, Lychee-Ginger Vinaigrette
Far Niente Chardonnay, Napa Valley
Berkshire Pork Tenderloin
Brioche-Sage-Cherry Stuffing, Red Quinoa, Wilted Spinach, Plum and Spice Infused Pork Jus
Nickel & Nickel “Harris Vineyard” Merlot, Oakville
Cocoa and Cracked Pepper Dusted Filet Medallions
Garnet Yam Gratin, Asparagus Tips, Blackberry Cabernet Demi-Glace
Far Niente Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville
Colorado Lamb Loin
Slow-Roasted Baby Fennel, Creamy Gorgonzola Grits, Black Trumpet Mushrooms, Currant Vinaigrette
Nickel & Nickel “Darien Vineyard” Syrah, Russian River Valley
Spiced Crème Brulee Tartlet
Sweet-Tart Kumquat Marmalade, Orange Sabayon
Far Niente “Dolce,” Napa Valley
The dinner is $150 per person, all inclusive. Reservations are recommended and may be made by calling 775-824-4411.