Amador Foothill Cheese Fondue Recipe
1 pound Swiss cheese, shredded
1 tablespoon flour
1 cup Amador Foothill Semillon
1 clove garlic
1 loaf French bread, cut or torn into 1-inch pieces
Dredge 1 pound shredded Swiss cheese thoroughly with 1 tablespoon flour. Bring 1 cup of Amador Foothill Semillon almost to boiling point in garlic rubbed cooking dish. Add cheese and stir with fork until melted. Add salt, pepper and nutmeg to taste.
Place a fondue pot in the middle of the table. Pour cheese mixture into the pot and place over a gentle heat source. Arrange bread on a platter and serve with the fondue for dipping. For other dippers, try apple slices, pretzels, new potatoes (boiled until tender), and steamed cauliflower and carrots. Pair with Amador Foothill Semillon. Serves 3.
Estate Bottled Semillon
This 100% varietal Semillon is from our estate vines planted in 1981. Twenty five percent was aged in French oak. The rest was aged in stainless steel. The citrus and spice flavors are superb with asparagus, crab, shellfish and other seafood. This is a limited bottling of 94 cases.