Johnny's Half Shell Rosé Special Going On Through September

by guestofaguest · August 29, 2012

    Johnny’s Half Shell, located just steps from Union Station and the Nation’s Capitol at 400 North Capitol Street, NW, is pleased to offer Washingtonians a view “Through Rosé Colored Glasses,” with rosé wines from around the world available by the bottle or glass at a 25% off discounted price. This promotion has been extended through the entire month of September during lunch and dinner service.

    Owner/Beverage Manager John Fulchino has handpicked a selection of ten rosé wines from around the world, including:

    Rioja Alta Muga Rose, 2011, Spain

    Bekaa Valley Massaya Rose, 2011, Lebanon

    Breganze Maculan Costadolio Rosato, 2011, Italy

    Long Island, New York Wölffer Estate Vineyard, 2011, United States

    Middleburg, Virginia Boxwood Estate, 2011, United States

    Aix en Provence Domaine Triennes, 2011, France

    Willamette Valley, Oregon Adelsheim Rose, 2011, United States

    Bandol Domaine Gros Nore, 2011, France

    Gigondas Domaine Chene Bleu, 2010, France

    Bandol Domaine Tempier, 2011, France.

    These wines are available by the glass and by the bottle at 25% off discounted price during the month of August. Prices range from $8 and $25 by the glass and from $25 to $60 by the bottle.

    Partner and James Beard Award-Winning Executive Chef Ann Cashion prepares simple, approachable, contemporary American cuisine and the freshest, most sustainable seafood worldwide at Johnny's Half Shell, which pairs well with their rosé selection. Guests can order dishes a la carte off the regular menu or from four items on the “Suggested Small Bites” menu, priced at $3 each or $11 for all four. Small bites include Spicy Grilled Chicken Wings, Smoked Fish Spread, Grilled Calamari & Arugula and Provencal Pork Stew. You can also enjoy the rosé with their famous oysters, at $2.25 each or $13.50 for a half dozen.

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