Eye: Elegant ruby color Nose: Fruit basket of complex cherry and black currant flavors intermingled with a touch of s...Read more...
RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.
Food Pairings for Xavier Flouret Red Rhone Blend Châteauneuf-du-Pape les Clés du Paradis
PRODUCER: R&D Vins WINEMAKER: Jean-François Ranvier HISTORY: Francois Dauvergne and Jean-François Ranvier are R&D Vins. As put by the famous French wine critics Mr. Bettane & Mr. Desseauve, they “belong to a new generation of young negociants highly involved in the production of their wines with strong ties and implication with the wine grower friends, eventually producing a wine that cannot be truer to the terroir”. VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION: The 45 year old vines produce a low yield of 30 Hl / hectare. Grapes are destemmed before undergoing a classic long and gentle fermentation. AGEING: In foudre for some of the blend. In concrete vats for the majority of it.
Eye: Elegant ruby color Nose: Fruit basket of complex cherry and black currant flavors intermingled with a touch of spices and licorice Palate: Cherry and blackcurrant flavors, powerful yet smooth tannins.
Notes: In foudre for some of the blend. In concrete vats for the majority of it.
|Alcohol: 14.5%||pH: 3.64|
|Sugar: 2.48 grams per liter||Total Acidity: 3.26 grams per liter|
Coconut Rice Sweet Potato Cheesecake
Spicy Salmon & Avocado Tower
Best Wine Deals
Quinta Do Crasto Douro Superior (2011)Cellared
Jean Perrier & Fils Roussette de Savoie Cuvee Gastronomie (2012)Cellared
Jean Perrier & Fils Apremont Savoie Cuvee Gastronomie (2013)Cellared
Domaine de l'Idylle Cruet (2012)Cellared
Reserve Saint Augustin Coteaux du Tricastin (1993)Reviewed
Franco Todini Sobrano (2011)Rated
Navajas Tinto Cosecha Rioja Doca (2012)Rated
Smoking Loon Chardonnay Unoaked Steelbird (2013)Reviewed
Vintage Scoop: Oregon in 2014Commented
Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva (2010)Cellared