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Bel Arome

Bel Arome
2022 Pinot Noir, Pays D’Oc IGP

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Vin de Pays Other Red

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13.7% RS: .05%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$19

Bel Arome
2022 Pinot Noir, Pays D’Oc IGP

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork

Category: Vin de Pays Other Red

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13.7% RS: .05%
Light garnet color. Aromas of cherries, vanilla raspberry nougat, roasted red beets, and mushroom with a medium-to-full body and a medium-to-long tart red cherry, chocolate covered fig, and red berries in earl grey tea finish. A great foodie wine that would work with a variety of proteins and cuisine.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: cherries, vanilla raspberry nougat, roasted red beets, and mushroom
Taste Flavor: tart red cherry, chocolate covered fig, and red berries in earl grey tea
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Ribs, Beef Teriyaki, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A great foodie wine that would work with a variety of proteins and cuisine.

The Producer

Traveling Vineyard

The Producer
127 High Street
Ipswich, MA 01938
USA
1 707-234-4747

Their Portfolio

87 Amico De Penna 2021 Grechetto, Bianco Umbria IGT 12.7% (Italy) $19.00.
BR Bailando 2019 Plus, Malbec, Mendoza 14% (Argentina) $17.00. - Bronze Medal
88 Bel Arome 2022 Pinot Noir, Pays D’Oc IGP 13.7% (France) $19.00.
92 Giovina 2020 Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC 13% (Italy) $18.00.
92 Hot Ticket 2022 Shiraz, South-Eastern Australia 14% (Australia) $19.00.
BR La Screaming Goat 2020 Gewürztraminer, Pays D’oc Igp 14% (France) $19.00. - Bronze Medal
85 Lancre 2021 Rosé, Mendoza 12.8% (Argentina) $18.00.
BR Never Have I Ever 2021 Fizzy, Sauvignon Blanc, Lodi 13.2% (USA) $26.00. - Bronze Medal
86 Peekaboo 2020 Chardonnay, South-Eastern Australia 13.1% (Australia) $19.00.
87 Peekaboo 2022 Chardonnay, South-Eastern Australia 13.5% (Australia) $18.00.
86 Polpo Blu 2021 Pecorino, Terre Di Chieti IGP 13% (Italy) $19.00.
85 Porticina 2020 Terre Di Chieti IGT 12.2% (Italy) $18.00.
88 Santoreggia 2020 Sangiovese, Puglia IGT 12.3% (Italy) $18.00.
87 Screaming Goat 2020 Gewurztraminer, Monterey County 12.64% (USA) $19.00.
85 State Room 2020 Cabernet Sauvignon, Western Cape 13.7% (South Africa) $16.00.
BR Steeple Street 2018 Chardonnay, California 14.2% (USA) $18.00. - Bronze Medal
BR Streamer NV White Blend Spritzer, New York State 5.8% (USA) $19.00. - Bronze Medal
85 Three Hearts 2021 Fizzy Rosé, Mendoza 12.8% (Argentina) $18.00.
BR VAYCAY NV Red Sangria, Spain 11% (Spain) $18.99. - Bronze Medal
85 Woodvale Estates 2016 Merlot, Columbia Valley 12% (USA) $18.00.

Vin de Pays Other Red

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Vin de Pays are for better or worse, country wines - simple, everyday offerings that offer charm and local character for not a lot of money. The wines are usually named for their grape types. Besides Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah, other reds include Pinot Noir as well as blended reds. These are medium-bodied wines with moderate tannins, good acidity and a lighter herbal character. They are fine values, priced in the $10-$12 range in most cases. Drink fresh and pair with stews, lighter poultry and bistro cuisine.