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Going to be dining at Chez Panisse (Berkeley, CA) and this is the pre fixe menu for the night my husband and I are dining there:
Risotto fritters with prosciutto, mozzarella, and rocket

Brodetto of Tomales Bay fish and shellfish with new garlic flatbread

Grilled Watson Ranch lamb rack with artichokes, potatoes, and Meyer lemon gremolata

Lucero Farms strawberry cream puffs

Anyone have any suggestions on varietal to go with the above meal? Thought perhaps a syrah but not so sure it would work with the lemon gremolata on the rack of lamb.
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Welcome to the board. No single bottle of wine will pair well with all of those dishes. The first course needs a dry white or rose (still or sparkling), the second needs a dry white, the third needs a red, and the dessert needs a sweet white, or just coffee.

The good news is that most pre fixe menus come with optional, suggested wine pairings by the glass for each course. So I would just go with that. An excellent restaurant like Chez Panisse will make sure that you are happy with the pairing for each course.

I agree that a syrah might not be optimal with the lemon gremolata on the lamb. Since the dish has a bit of an Italian theme to it, I would consider an aged Barolo (nebbiolo varietal) or Brunello (sangiovese varietal).

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