Food pairing: Princess loves this wine! Magali is the Occitan name for Magdalene, perhaps Mary Magdalene, who is believed to have landed in the Languedoc after fleeing Egypt. Left to breathe for an hour the aromas and tastes in this wine are luscious and smooth. Take it high with Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Rosemary Peppercorn Butter, or see her shine with Pepperoni Pizza and Charbroiled Burgers with Pesto Mayonnaise and Sundried Tomato Relish. She's ready to drink now!
Food pairing: This very approachable and delicious wine is soooo wonderful with T-Bone Steak with Thyme and Garlic Butter. Try it with Duck Rillettes Salad with Orange-Ginger Vinaigrette and Traditional Cassoulet Castelnaudry. Fabulicious!
Food pairing: Try this "Blend of the Knights", who indeed rode through the Milhau estate centuries ago, as did the troubadours who originated in the Languedoc. This blend is rich and flavorful. and shows the best the grapes and soils of St. Chinian have to offer. Try this with Braised Cumin and Cinnamon Lamb with Pureed Chive Potatoes or Black Currant and Indian Longpepper Lacquered Duck Breast with Mashed Yams. This will free your inner troubadour. Share your song!!
A.O.P. Minervois 50% Syrah, 30% Grenache, 20% Carignan
Food pairing: This is our friend and Italian sommelier Soili Herpe’s favorite red wine!! Become an instant star when you serve with Greek Lamb Youvetsi (Orzo) Sprinkled with Kefalotiri Cheese; or Beef Tenderloin with Green Peppercorn Cream Sauce and Oven Roasted Rosemary-Garlic Potatoes. Or as your go to Burger and Fries or Pepperoni Pizza wine.
Food pairing: Let’s go high and low to show the versatility of this red: Beef Wellington or Juicy Charbroiled Burgers. This Athanor, the cauldron of the alchemist, can hang in there. Try it with Beef Tacos, Fajitas, and Roasted Cabrito (Goat). Or Chili con Carne. Or chill it and drink with Bouillabaise with Rouille Basil Crostini. A true magician in a bottle!
Food pairing: This gold medal winner is lights out with Baked Curried Lamb Shoulder with Fried Shallot Couscous; Greek Cinnamon Spiced Moussaka; Classic Turkey and Herbed Dressing with Cranberry-Orange Sauce. Medaille d’Or Concours Général Agricole
Food pairing: Bear LOVES this wine! It’s a clear garnet jewel that will shine with his favorite foods: A Juicy Bacon-Cheese Burger with Grilled Onions; and Herbed Standing Rib Roast with Pommes Dauphinoise (potatoes baked in cream and cheese) and Glazed Honey Carrots.
A.O.P. Minervois La Livinière 70% Syrah, 20% Grenache Noir, 10% Carignan
Food pairing: Luscious with Chicken Curry and Spiced Jasmine Rice; Scampi and Sweet Pepper Sauté with Ouzo Cream Sauce; and Barbequed Red Mullet (or Redfish) with Sauce Provençale (Tomatoes, Garlic, Black Olives, Basil).
Food pairing: This wine stands out as one you can love alone or feel proud to serve to a group of friends. This signature organic wine from another wonderful female winemaker is full of flavor but with soft tannins, so it feels fresh and interesting until the last drop. This is a total winner with Dry-Aged Rib Eye Steak with Caramelized Shallot and Rosemary Balsamic Purée or down home Beef Tacos with Pico de Gallo and Frijoles a la Charra. Ahhh..ha..ha..ha!!
This luscious organic wine is made from Syrah grapes grown on sloped sandstone hillsides, and is hand harvested and destemmed prior to vinification. This level of care shows in the result: rich blackberry, cooked plums and soft tannins, so smooth in the mouth. This wine is always a crowd pleaser, but one you would secretly like to keep all to yourself. Try it with Chicken, Prune and Green Olive Skewers with a Blueberry Vinaigrette Drizzle, or Lamb Curry with Dried Currants and Apples or just make it your new Barbecued Everything wine!! It is irresistible!
Food pairing: This rich cooked fruit, but fresh wine is wonderful with Sevilla Style Duck with Olives and Honey; Braised Lamb with Zuccchini, Eggplant, Thyme and Rosemary; and Grilled Rib Eye Steak with Shallot Butter.
A.O.P. Saint-Chinian Grenache, Syrah, Old Carignan
Food pairing: Luscious like a ruby red cashmere scarf .......settle in with someone you love to talk to about the stars and drink this with Daube Languedocienne (Rich Red Wine Beef Stew); or Slow Cooked Osso Buco with Prunes, Oranges and Leeks. Out of this world!
Vin de Pays Coteaux de Murviel 55% Syrah, 30% Grenache Noir, 15% Alicante Henri Bouchet
Food pairing: This organic wine is so smooth and so rich and a beautiful color with the alicante grape. Don't have just one bottle on hand when you drink it with Daube Languedocienne (Petra’s Beef Stew) or Beef Wellington. Or a Princess favorite: Chicken Fried Steak and Nanny's Black Pepper Cream Gravy. Scream "La Diva" #Boom.
Food pairing: Eat whatever charcuterie (deli meats) and cheese plates you love just to make it easy, then open this wine and hang out with someone you love to be with. Other food suggestions optional...but Languedoc cassoulet, grilled sausage with red peppers, onions and tomatoes or pizza pissaladière.
Food Pairing: We don’t have favorites, but let’s just say if no one buys this wine, Bear will be overjoyed! Lose yourself with this wine and Oven Roasted Rosemary-Laced Veal Chops; Beef Tenderloin with Bone Marrow-Bordelaise Sauce; Crispy Duck Pancakes with Hoisin Sauce.
70% Syrah, 25% Grenache Noir, 5% Vieux Carignan (60 year old vines)
Food pairing: Retreat into your mancave (males and females need one) with your best friend and a couple of bottles of this wine. Bring a big plate of Slow Cooked Beef-Chestnut Stew and Potato Purée with Scallions, Butter and Cream; or make ahead and just reheat on Friday after a long week the Ottolenghi and Tamimi Lamb Meatballs with Barberries, Yogurt and Herbs; or throw on a Cast Iron Seared Rib Eye with Black Pepper and Rosemary Garlic Butter. Safety zone.
Food pairing: You won’t forget an evening spent with this wine and Roasted Rack of Lamb Slathered in a Garlic, Rosemary, Olive Oil and Breadcrumb Crust; Try Braised Herbed Lentils with Grilled Spicy Sausage and Caramelized Onions and also Oven Baked Short Ribs with a Red Currant-Red Wine Glaze and Sage Polenta. Oooooh heaven is near......
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50% Syrah, 30% Carignan (60 year old vines), 25% Grenache, 15% Cinsault
Food pairing: Surround yourself with the soft richness of this beautiful organic wine served with Moroccan Lamb Cammama with Date and Onion Sambal; or Barbara Batcheller’s West Indian Roast Pork with Honey Glazed Parsnips and Yams. A perfect evening...bluer than velvet was the night....softer than satin was the light.
Food pairing: There is a reason this wine won another first place award, this time at the October 2018 St. Chinian tasting in New York. It is silky in your mouth with luscious dried fruit flavors and perfect tannin structure. Delight yourself and loved ones by serving with Leg of Lamb (or lamb chops) with crunchy herbed bread crumbs, garlic and olive oil crust; Holiday Beef Tenderloin with rosemary butter glaze; or down home with creamed chipped beef on sage biscuits.
Food pairing: This wine stops you, like hearing the voice of a beautiful singer. Find.......perfect harmony when you pair it with Rack of Lamb with Mustard Crust and Garlic-Ginger Conserves; Dry Aged Rib Eye Steak with Mustard, Cracked Black Pepper and Rosemary Butter; or Tempeh, Tofu, Chicken, Beef or Lamb with Kentucky Black Bourbon Barbecue Sauce and Fried Sweet Onion Rings. Standing ovation!
Food pairing: Just surrender...and enjoy. Dive in with Grilled Lamb in Lemon-Anchovy-Fennel Marinade and Baked Chutney-Balsamic Red Onions; or Pasta with Grilled Spicy Italian Sausage and Sautéed Broccolini, Grana and Toasted Breadcrumbs. You won’t be sorry.
60% Syrah (40 year old vines) 40% Grenache (70 year old vines)
Food pairing: This wine is so delicious and rich and smooth all at the same time that it will literally make you swoon!! Try it with Pork Tenderloin stuffed with Garlic, Orange Peel and Cherries Soaked in Flor de Caña Rum! You may never be the same!!