It's at least eighty degrees in the house, which is above
the optimum temperature of serving red wine, which is around
63 degrees Farenheit (yes, the fan is blowing but I've gotta
somehow install central air in this old rowhouse next year).
Funnier still is that this wine has a label that shows a
blue outline when it is in the temperature; I will have to
put it in the fridge to test it.
I had this with an interesting garlic steak, and it
proved a great companion! This wine has both all of the
pleasure derived from the tastes of berries and dark plums
from the Cabernet Sauvignon, but also has the dry aspects of
the Tempranillo varietal. The body is middle of the
road/scale, and the finish is a dry that lasts for at least
This wine reminds me of the Sour Patch kid commercials
where the bear cuts off the girls hair, then apologizes and
hugs her. This is not the first blend of these two grapes
that I have had, but as of yet, it's the most interesting.
This wine would be great with any grilled meats or any
red meats, but it would be great with either game or spicy
wings. Try this with anything spicy at all, especially