There is nothing like a chilled (not cold) red paired with the fresher, lighter summer fare that graces our tables. Here is our choices for summer 2019!
2017 Gia Langhe Rosso, Piedmont, Italy $16
a fresh, juicy blend of un oaked Barbera, Dolcetto and Nebbiolo. Great with mozzarella,basil and tomato.
2017 Domaine la Bonneliere Saumur-Champigny, Loire Valley, France $18
100% Cabernet Franc. Beautiful with beef or pork ribs.
2017 Terre Gaie Cabernet Franc “Brando”, Veneto, Italy $12
this Italian Cab Franc is perfect with softer, ripened cheeses.
2017 La Manarine Cotes du Rhone, Southern Rhone, France $15
rosenthal’s workhorse Cotes du Rhone matches up with just anything. From beef to grilled veggies.
2015 Domaine de la Chapelle Morgon, Burgundy, France $23
how about grilled Swordfish? Yes 100% Gamay from this prestigious “cru” Beaujolais appellation.
2018 Orleggi de Luberri “Cosecha”, Rioja, Spain $15
if you are leaning toward Mexican-this is your match. 100% Tempranillo organically grown.
2018 Plungerhead Zinfandel, Lodi, California $15
burger heaven! Beef, black bean, veggie, salmon-Plungerhead will delight!
2016 Robert Oatley “GSM” Mclaren Vale, Australia $23
this rich blend of Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvedre from south Australia is a natural for steak. Simple as that.
2017 Domaine du Chapitre “Mon Plaisir” Ardeche, France $12
grilled tuna (not well done) pairs up ideally with this southern french red. Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah aged in cement.
2016 Domaine Piron Coteaux Bourguignons Gamay, Burgundy, France $12
let’s not forget about sushi! 100% Gamay-absolutely devine with spicy salmon roll.
2017 Point North Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon $20
a northwest match made in heaven, grilled salmon and pinot noir from Willamette Valley.