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Trostel's Greenbriar Restaurant will host a Calcareous Wine Dinner on April 10

Trostel's Greenbriar Restaurant is located at 5810 Merle Hay Road in Johnston.
Trostel's Greenbriar Restaurant is located at 5810 Merle Hay Road in Johnston.
Charles Walton

Trostel's Greenbriar Restaurant in Johnston will host a dinner featuring the wines of the Calcareous Vineyard on Thursday, April 10. Calcareous owner and Des Moines native Dana Brown will showcase wines at the dinner from her Calcareous and Twisted Sisters portfolio, including her 2010 Calcareous Trés Violet, which was just rated 94 points by Wine Spectator. Brown's wines will be paired with a four-course dinner prepared by Greenbriar's Chef Troy Trostel. The Calcareous Wine Dinner will begin at 6 p.m., and reservations are required to attend. Reservations may be made by calling the restaurant at (515) 253-0124. The dinner will be $65 per person (plus tax and gratuity).

Here is a look at the menu that Chef Trostel has planned for the event:

Passed Appetizers
Blue Corn Avocado Empanada, Adobo Pork and Pineapple Skewers, and Thinly Sliced Seared Ahi Tuna and Diced Tomatoes on Cumin Flat Bread

Wine pairing: Calcareous Chardonnay 2012

First Course
Oak Grilled Hawaiian Ama Ebi Shrimp on Asian Vegetable Soba Noodle Sauté and Chili Lime Broth

Wine pairing: Calcareous Chardonnay 2012

Second Course
Achiote Braised Maple Leaf Duck & Goat Cheese Tamale with Spring Greens, Ancho Chili Blackberry Vinaigrette, and Honey Toasted Pepitas

Wine Pairing: Twisted Sisters Matriarch 2010--Blend of Merlot, Petit Verdot, and Malbec

Third Course
Roasted Wagyu Beef Sirloin Medallions Wrapped in Smoked Berkshire Bacon with Sautéed Baby Kale, a Maytag Risotto Croquette, and Trés Violet Wine Reduction

Wine Pairing: Calcareous Trés Violet 2010--Blend of Syrah, Mourvedre, and Grenache

Fourth Course
Warm Dark Chocolate Blackberry Bramble with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream and Black Peppercorn Red Wine Berry Sauté

For more information on the Calcareous Wine Dinner, or other Trostel's Greenbriar events, visit the restaurant's website.

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