Grand Mélange 2019
The windmill turned slowly, gradually draining the marsh of the water that had routinely flooded it for so many millennia. The man standing alongside tapped his clog against the wooden frame, impatient for the future…
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Showing a beautiful midnight plum color, this carefully selected blend presents aromas of wet stone, blackberry, and toasted oak. On the palate, it is balanced, with dark fruits and a slight meatiness leading into a long finish with soft but persistent tannin.
Bordeaux, the region home to the varieties used in our Grand Mélange, was only made plausible as a high-quality winegrowing region due to the efforts of the Dutch. In the 16th and 17th centuries they built small dams and pumping stations to drain the marshes that had stretched across much of Bordeaux. This enabled the development of the vineyards now esteemed as some of the finest in the world.
Food Pairing Notes
An easy choice to pair with a duck filet.