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2018 Village Red Blend Les Collines, Minervois

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Other French Red

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 14.5%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$17.94

Secret Vines
2018 Village Red Blend Les Collines, Minervois

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Other French Red

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 14.5%
Garnet black color. Aromas of blackberry cobbler, black cassis compote, vanilla, and framboise lambic with a slightly chewy, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, delightful, medium-length chewy caramel and jam finish with chewy tannins and moderate oak flavor. Rich berries and French countryside flair make this a pleasing and highly pairable red.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Oaky & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: blackberry cobbler, black cassis compote, vanilla, and framboise lambic
Taste Flavor: chewy caramel and jam
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Ribs, Beef Teriyaki, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Rich berries and French countryside flair make this a pleasing and highly pairable red.

The Producer

Brickell Wines LLC

The Producer
12550 Biscayne Boulevard Suite 800-40
Fort Lauderdale, FL 333181
USA
1 786-303-2307

Other French Red

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Other French reds include inexpensive Vin de Pays d'Oc, so-called country wines, simple Bordeaux Superieur and Medoc reds; these last two made from grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The Vin de Pays d'Oc wines sometimes have clever names based on animals to help get noticed on retails shelves, given their humble roots. Pair these wines with sandwiches, paté and light chicken dishes; some of these lighter reds can even be chilled.