Chilean-Italian wine and food pairing at Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta

Savour fine Italian cuisine and Chilean wines at Rosso restaurant in Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta.
By Refa Koetin
Published on Thursday, 13 Jul 2017
Amberjack Crudo
Gianfranco Pirrone

When it comes to New World wines, Chile is the country to watch. Thanks to a temperate Mediterranean climate and unique geography, the wines produced from Chile have become increasingly popular among many overseas markets. For a taste of the vino, Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta is presenting a unique food and wine pairing on 14 July. Chef Gianfranco Pirrone from Rosso, one of the most popular Italian restaurants in town, will put together a delectable six-course Italian dinner to be matched with five fine wines from Concha Y Toro.

Pirrone, will sprinkle his culinary magic on six scrumptious Italian dishes which will be paired with the prestigious portfolio of wines to be introduced personally by Concha Y Toro’s wine ambassador Pablo Pressac. Think blue crab ravioli with cacciucco sauce, its seafood flavour matching perfectly with Concha Y Toro, Marques Casa Concha, Chardonnay 2009.

The dinner offers an opportunity to meet with Pressac, a Chilean wine expert with more than 10 years of experience working in different valleys and some of the most prestigious winemakers in the country. Guests are welcome to interact and exchange anecdotes with the wine ambassador as he present the evening’s wine selection.

Lombok Blue Crab Trianglo

This exclusive gastronomic experience is available at Rp888,000++ (S$92). Here’s look at the menu.

Amberjack Crudo
Freshly sliced Amberjack Fish with Parsley-Chives Puree, Avocado Mousse and drizzled with Ginger-Lime Vinaigrette 
Concha Y Toro, Terrunyo, Sauvignon Blanc, 2008

Lombok Blue Crab Trianglo
Triangle-shaped Ravioli filled with Lombok Blue Crab, toasted Hazelnut and Cacciucco Sauce
Concha Y Toro, Marques Casa Concha, Chardonnay 2009

Summer Squash Risotto
Creamy Squash Risotto with diced Foie Gras and Fontina Cheese
Concha Y Toro, Marques Casa Concha, Carmenere 2014