Thursday, March 17, 2011
Thirsty Thursday's Wine
I treated myself to a nicer bottle that what I would normally drink on a plain old evening. I thought it might pair well with the corned beef, and it wasn't so bad with it. The strong mustard I love on the corned beef really didn't help. The wine on it's own is lovely with a great QPR.
Domaine D'Auphilac 2007 - Montpeyroux from the Languedoc region of France $26
It is composed of 30% Mourvedre, 25% Syrah, 25% Carignan, 16% Grenache and 4% Cinsault. This is a lovely old world wine. Highly extracted fruit with a dark intense color. It has the aromas of dark fruit and spice with soft tannins. I think it would have been really wonderful with brisket, or braised short ribs.