November 13, 2016 – Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards 2013 Merlot with Squash Pot Pie with Smoked Turkey & Parmesan Crust

. November 12, 2016

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You deserve local and delicious, so take advantage…it’s still here for the taking! Copper’s Hawk Merlot delivers rockstar status when served with comfort food favourites.

Vegetables from Lee and Maria’s Market.

 

Squash Pot Pie with Smoked Turkey & Parmesan Crust

FILLING

  • 1 buttercup squash, peeled and cut in
  • 1 inch (2.5 cm) chunks, about 6 cups (1.5 L)
  • 2 cups (500 mL) Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 5 oz (150 g) smoked turkey, cut in ¾ inch (2 cm) cubes
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) butter
  • 1 large leek, white part only, thinly sliced
  • 1 small bulb fennel, diced, about 2 cups (500 mL)
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) fresh thymeSAUCE
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) butter
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) flour
  • 2¼ cups (560 mL) chicken stock
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) chili flakes
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) Greek yogurtPASTRY
  • ½ of a 450 g pkg puff pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten with a pinch of salt
  • ½ cup (125 mL) grated Parmesan

 

Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards 2013 Merlot

$19.95

This medium-bodied red wine delivers aromas of rich plum, ripe blackberry, cherry and cigar box. On the palate cassis, cloves and black pepper can be detected. This wine has a particularly long finish.

Pair our Merlot with braised short ribs, venison burgers, and pot roast.

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