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Atlantis welcomes Far Niente and Nickel & Nickel to Bistro Napa

Mar 31, 2016

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:

Amuse Bouche

Dungeness Crab and Citrus Parcel

Melon Coulis, Tuna Tartare, Micro Cilantro, Toasted Sesame

Nickel & Nickel “Medina Vineyard” Chardonnay, Russian River Valley

First Course

Vanilla-Pepper Seared Foie Gras

Sweet Spice Roasted Pears, Baby Arugula, Lychee-Ginger Vinaigrette

Far Niente Chardonnay, Napa Valley

Second Course

Berkshire Pork Tenderloin

Brioche-Sage-Cherry Stuffing, Red Quinoa, Wilted Spinach, Plum and Spice Infused Pork Jus

Nickel & Nickel “Harris Vineyard” Merlot, Oakville 

Third Course

Cocoa and Cracked Pepper Dusted Filet Medallions

Garnet Yam Gratin, Asparagus Tips, Blackberry Cabernet Demi-Glace

Far Niente Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville

Fourth Course

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.

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