Herb-Crusted Rack of Venison

A majestic rack of venison is crusted with herbs and cooked to perfection, making it a sublime partner for the Nero d’Avola intricate flavor profile.

Recipe Information

Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Cook Time: 40 Minutes

Total Time: 60 Minutes

Total Servings: 4


  • 1 Rack of venison
  • ¼ cup Fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme, parsley) (chopped)
  • 2 Cloves of garlic (minced)
  • ¼ cup Zinc House Farm olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).

  2. In a bowl, combine herbs, minced garlic, Zinc House Farm olive oil, salt, and black pepper to create the herb crust.

  3. Rub the herb mixture all over the venison rack.

  4. Sear the venison in a hot skillet on all sides.

  5. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and roast for 20-25 minutes, or until it reaches your desired level of doneness.

  6. Let the meat rest for 10 minutes before carving.

  7. Serve the venison rack with a glass of Clark Ferrea Nero d'Avola to elevate the dining experience

Suggested wine pairing

2021 Nero D’Avola, Lodi