WINES OF THE WEEK
TOUR DE FRANCE!
Domaine Houchart Rouge 2018
Varietal: Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah, Carignan, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Mourvèdre
Region: Côtes de Provence, Provence, France
Tasting profile: Red varietals sourced from various soils of red clay, sandstone, gravel, chalk, and limestone in over 200 acres of vineyards. Notes of red berries, violet, blackcurrant, and white pepper. A versatile wine you could even serve chilled.
Food pairing: Pork, macaroni & cheese, lentil and bean-based dishes.
Château Pesquié Terrasses Blanc 2020
Varietal: Viognier, Grenache Blanc, Clairette, Roussanne
Region: Rhône Valley, France
Tasting profile: A blend of white varietals sourced from certified organic vineyards. Fermented in stainless steel and aged 4 months. Very fresh and crisp with hints of apricot, lemon, and floral notes.
Food pairing: Grilled chicken, pork, curried and spicy flavored dishes.
Domaine Paul Buisse Chinon 2020
Varietal: Cabernet Franc
Region: Chinon, Touraine, Loire Valley, France
Tasting profile: A lighter and more approachable alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon with bright dark and red fruits with hints of floral notes and balanced acidity.
Food pairing: Grilled pork loin, goat cheese, mushroom medley