Uncork a bottle of this deep-flavored Merlot the next time you prepare a pot of beef stew or an herb-filled chicken potpie. A delicious complement to skirt steaks, venison, and braised meat dishes, it pairs beautifully with comfort foods, especially the Southern variety.
Recipe PairingsChicken and Sausage JambalayaRoast Pork with Spiced Cherry SauceCrown Pork Roast with Cranberry Pecan StuffingGrilled Pimiento Cheese Sandwiches
Pays D'Oc, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Several times, sparkling wines made in England have bested Champagnes in blind-tasting competitions.