2008 Gewürztraminer – Shallot, Mushroom and Asparagus Puff Pastry Turnovers

2008 Gewürztraminer – A dry Gewürztraminer, it was fermented in stainless steel to preserve the fresh spicy fruit character. The bright acidity is balanced by a rich, full texture. The 2008 Gewürztraminer is ready to drink and should continue to improve in the bottle for 3 years.

Shallot, Mushroom and Asparagus Puff Pastry Turnovers

Serves 4

1 sheet puff pastry , frozen
1 cup shallots, chopped
1 cup mushrooms, sliced
1 cup asparagus, chopped
2 T olive oil
4 oz cream cheese
1 clove garlic, minced

Preheat oven to 400. Thaw puff pastry.

Heat oil in saucepan. Add shallots, mushrooms, asparagus and garlic- saute. Add cream cheese and stir until cream cheese melts and mixture is creamy.

On a lightly floured surface, roll out puff pastry to 12 inches square. Cut pastry into 4 squares.

Add 1/3 cup mushroom mixture onto pastry. Fold pastry to form a triangle. Seal with a fork.

Place on cookie sheet and bake in oven approx 25 minutes until the pastry is golden brown.