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Tuesday Tasting: Chateau de Lascaux Rouge 2008

  • Blog Post by: KaTrina Wentzel
  • July 12, 2011 - 9:54 AM

 

The caves of Lascaux root us to a primal, early ancestor in a time where having a piece of chalk was a really, really big deal. Chateau de Lascaux, though not as ancient, is also tied to a time long ago and it shows in this Syrah/Grenache blend from the Languedoc region of France. Earthy and deeply flavored, you’ll also get robust flavors of meat, smoke, dark plum and mineral, with peppery and spicy notes. Around $16.

 

 

 

 


Tastes like:

 

 
 
 
 

 plum, smoke, meat, black pepper, spice

 


Drink with:

 Steak Tartare 

 

My focus is good wine on a budget for everyday people. So every Tuesday I’ll post a wine-of-the-moment with simple tasting notes and a recipe pairing. The notes won’t be overly detailed or profound, but they’re not meant to be. Instead, they’re meant to be fun with a bit of insight into some bottles worth exploring. Enjoy!

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