Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Pinot Noir for Wine Wednesday



"Dark, deep garnet color. Sumptuous aromas of ripe berries, vanilla and spicy oak. Upon entry, the mouth is coated with a velvety richness, but the acidity enlivens the weight and pops the flavors. The senses will pick up light roasted almond, cranberry, raspberries with ever so a hint of barnyard complexity--earthy and gamey. Underlined with a sweet oak character, mocha and cola. An extremely layered wine both in structure and flavor. These textured layers emerge independently, and then rejoin beautifully into a rounded, rich and supple wine with a succulent finish." -Winery

Read more: http://www.snooth.com/wine/meiomi-pinot-noir-2013-22/#ixzz3pDts2QPO

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Pairing is Caring: Fall Food & Wine Combos You’ll Love


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October 7, 2015                             
Source:   http://www.menageatroiswines.com/blog/pairing-is-caring-fall-food-wine-combos-youll-love/
Come fall and cooler weather, we can’t help but crave a warm, satisfying meal with seasonal flavors and a comforting aroma. Whether you’re hankering for a classic home-cooked dish or a unique new entree, there’s no better way to enjoy autumn’s offerings than with a glass of Ménage à Trois wine.
Here, we’ve selected a threesome of fall foods—matched with three enticing wines—for your appetite-whetting enjoyment, all season long.
Beef Bourguignon with Pinot NoirThis savory, classic French creation pairs especially well with a fruit-forward Pinot Noir.
Sweet Potato Casserole with MerlotSmooth, dry Merlot complements the natural sweetness of this autumnal root vegetable.
Pumpkin Pie with MoscatoYou can’t talk October foods without this fall favorite! Enjoy with Moscato for a sweet treat.