Provencal Rolle Wine from Château d’Esclans with Crab Cakes
Contributor blog post by David Scott Allen @Provence WineZine:
Toward the end of my pairing notes last month, I suggested I might have remembered Rolle being someone softer, fuller, and rounder than its Italian counterpart, Vermentino.
It seems that I was right.
Disclaimer: I only tasted two of hundreds of wines out there that are made with 100% Rolle or Vermentino. Just two. However, they are both highly rated and come from well-respected vintners.
…Continue reading here for David’s Provencal wine and food pairing. Rolle is the Provence grape equivalent (although slightly more sophisticated wine) of an Italian Vermentino. In this food-wine combo David taste tests Déesse Astrée from Château d’Esclans with classic crab cakes — galettes de crabe.
Via:: Provence WineZine