Would You Like a Cheeseburger with your Wine?
We know wine is often perceived as a "drink it with your pinky up" beverage, but that's not always the case. Not everyone does the whole wine and cheese thing...in fact, sometimes we want a good old wine and cheeseburger. See below for the wines we found the most intriguing, and click through to the original story to find more. Great, now we're hungry.
2005 Red Guitar Old Vine Tempranillo-Garnacha Navarro
Aroma: Raspberry, jammy fruit, bubblegum-grape smells, lots of wood and floral notes.
Palate: Started out fruity, then wood took over with pepper and spice.
Verdict: This Spanish wine tied for first in our tasting. The burger brought out the pepper and fruit flavors.
Nonvintage Ramblin' Red Cuvee.
Aromas: This blend had a sweet bouquet of ripe fruit, cherry compote and cooked cherries.
Palate: Not as good as the nose, but the wine was round and pretty in the mouth.
Verdict: Tied for first in our tasting, it had good acidity that matched well with the burger, with cherry the flavors diminished.
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Posted by Head Wino at September 28, 2006 7:56 AM