Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon & Zinfandel

 

Merlot

        Medium to heavy bodied, smooth finishing with black cherry, plum, raspberry and chocolate notes

  • Meats & Fish: Grilled meats, steak, stew, leg of lamb, tuna and swordfish
  • Cheese & Nuts: Romano, Parmesan, aged chevre, chestnuts
  • Fruits & Vegetables: Plums, tomatoes, endive, eggplants, black beans, caramelized vegetables
  • Sauces: Red sauce, bolognese, tomato and bearnaise sauces
  • Desserts:  Dark chocolate sauce, berries, chocolate torte, fondue

 

Cabernet Sauvignon

Full bodied with black currant, coffee and dark chocolate notes with a long finish

  • Meats & Fish: Game, ribeye, roasted meats, beef stew, rack of lamb, swordfish and tuna
  • Cheese & Nuts: Cheddar and all aged cheeses, walnuts
  • Fruits & Vegetables: Black cherries, plums, tomatoes, broccoli, black olives, dark greens
  • Sauces: Brown, bolognese, tomato, pasta in a thick red sauce
  • GrainsL Pizza
  • Desserts: Bittersweet chocolate, berries in dark chocolate sauce, espresso gelato

 

Zinfandel

Medium to heavy bodied with blackberry, raspberry, black pepper and smoke tones with a spicy finish

  • Meats & Fish: Grilled sausages, ribs, Cajun spiced fish, cioppino, duck and roasted meats
  • Cheese & Nuts: Ripe Brie, triple cream and aged cheeses
  • Fruits & Vegetables: Cranberries, all types of peppers, especially grilled
  • Sauces: Spicy, Cajun, and pepper sauces, hot salsa
  • Desserts: Spice cake, gingerbread, orange chocolate, carrot cake