WINES OF THE WEEK
Domaine Filliatreau, Saumur Château
Fouquet Rouge 2019
Varietal: Cabernet Franc
Region: Saumur, Anjou-Saumur, Loire Valley, France
Tasting profile: Grown from organic and biodynamic vineyards. Fermented in steel with natural yeasts. This Cab Franc is filled with juicy red fruits, a touch of tobacco, and a hint of licorice on the finish.
Food pairing:Enjoy with roasted chicken, Pad Thai, and summer salads.
Maison Joseph Drouhin, Mâcon-Villages 2019
Region: Mâcon-Villages, Mâconnais, Burgundy, France
Tasting profile: Made organically and biodynamically. Aged in steel vats 6 to 8 months. A bright lemon color, a floral, and fruity nose. A dry crisp chardonnay with flavors of citrus, melon, and lemon zest.
Food pairing: Enjoy maple ginger salmon, zesty salads, and crème brulé.
Benziger Family Winery, Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County 2019
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Region: Sonoma County, California, U.S.
Tasting profile: Farmed sustainably and certified sustainable. A juicy, rich, full-bodied red with notes of blackberry, and black currant followed by mocha and spice. A good tannic wine with a long finish.
Food pairing: Great with rib eye, blue cheese, and roasted mushrooms.