Provençal Red Wine Pairing with Porcini-Rubbed Steak
Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull:
Sometimes you want it rough. You’re not in the mood for refined and elegant, or complex and silky. You might be serving a mixed grill or even just a simple steak. You want a good, solid, edgy wine.
That was the case for this month’s wine, Instinct, from Domaine Pey Blanc. I was having a mixed grill – which included a porcini-rubbed steak – and wanted a dark, brooding wine to go with it.
…Continue reading here for David’s tasting notes on this full-bodied red from Domaine Pey Blanc. Instinct (2016) is a small-batch vintage at only 1500 bottles. The wine is a hearty blend (14% alcohol) of Carignan, Marselan, Grenache noir at an affordable €8 price tag (in France). In his Cocoa & Lavender post, David pairs this big wine with a mixed grill, which included a porcini-rubbed steak.
Via:: Provence WineZine