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Scarlet of Paris

Scarlet of Paris
2015 Pinot Noir, France

Pair this wine with:
Beef Chicken

Category: Southern French Red

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12.5%
84 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$11

Scarlet of Paris
2015 Pinot Noir, France

Pair this wine with:
Beef Chicken

Category: Southern French Red

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12.5%
Clear garnet color. Aromas of resin, cherry skin, dried herbs, and blueberry muffin with a tannic, bright, fruity medium body and a crisp dried cranberry, sweet tobacco, marinated grape leaf, and stainless steel finish with crunchy tannins and no oak flavor. A nice un-oaked and juicy red sipper.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: resin, cherry skin, dried herbs, and blueberry muffin
Taste Flavor: dried cranberry, sweet tobacco, marinated grape leaf, and stainless steel
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food
Recipes Pairing: Chicken Casserole, Beef Teriyaki, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A nice un-oaked and juicy red sipper.

The Importer

Joseph Victori Wines & Co., Inc.

The Importer
17 Prospect Street
Huntington, NY 11743
USA
1 631-423-8500

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Southern French Red

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Southern French red is a catchall category that covers many different types of wines from the south of France. Included in this are red wines from Provence, Languedoc-Roussilon and the Rhone Valley. Most of these wines are made from Rhone varieties such as Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah and Carignan and while may of them are moderately priced wines for short term-drinking, as with a Provence red or a Cotes-du-Rhone, there are some red wines from the southern of France, such as Châteauneuf-du-Pape that are medium-full to full bodied and crafted to drink well for more than a decade.

These southern French reds work with a variety of foods, such as casserole for the lighter versions, all the way to lamb shank or wild game for the more robust wines.