2003 Il Carino Rosso (The Dear Red) – Roasted Chicken Pizza with Parsley, Capers, Fresh Mozzarella and Parmesan
This Wine Club release is collaboration between Wooldridge Creek Winery and Valley View Winery. The Il Carino Rosso and the Oso de Oro are wines that were made at Valley View Winery with grapes from Wooldridge Creek Vineyards. The wines were made by the winemakers from both Valley View (John Guerrero) and Wooldridge Creek (Greg Paneitz and Kara Olmo).
2003 Il Carino Rosso (The Dear Red) – A blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel- this is a full-bodied red wine with notes of dark cherry fruit balanced by good acidity.
Roasted Chicken Pizza with Parsley, Capers, Fresh Mozzarella and Parmesan
Pizza Crust — unbaked
1 cup cooked shredded chicken
1 cup parsley
½ cup olive oil
2 T lemon zest
2 T capers
2 drained anchovy filets
2 clove garlic
Salt and pepper to taste
2 cups mozzarella
¼ cup parmesan
Sauce — In blender combine parsley, olive oil, garlic, capers, lemon zest, anchovies, salt and pepper to taste.
Top unbaked pizza crust (can make or buy at local pizzerias) with sauce, chicken and cheeses.
Bake at 375 for 15-20 minutes.