The Double-Double Animal Style is officially ridiculous. It’s a great burger, with a sweet edge because of the sautéed onions and a nice beefy base that is actually quite assertive.
Animal Style crushed the Chardonnay, leaving more wood than fruit but even that was pretty subtle in comparison to the layered flavors of the burger.
The Zinfandel turned a bit drying again with all the sweetness going on with the burger. It finished strongly with nice fruit peaking out the back but Animal Style did a little number on the Zin as well.
The Cabernet came up a little short in this pairing. The onions and pickles simply overwhelmed the dark fruit of the wine and left a firm drying impression in the mouth.
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