Wine Of the Day
Friday, 30 November 2007
This wine has been chosen as the perfect accompaniment to chocolate with the spicy Shiraz complementing the richness of the chocolate.
Name: Colonial Vineyard L'Explorateur Shiraz
Producer: Jonathan Maltus
Available: Cellars Big Wine Warehouse Naas Rd, Deveneys Dundrum, Jus De Vine Portmarnock, McCabes Blackrock, Lynchs Glanmire, Bradleys Supermarket Cork
Country Region: Australia Barossa Valley
Grape: Variet Shiraz
Tasting Notes:Dense plum/crimson colour. Sweet berry fruit with lovely nutty toasty uplift of oak on the nose. Lingering flavor some finish
Why this wine was chosen for this dish: You may think this is a usual combination but wait till you try it with chocolate. Sexy spicy Shiraz will complement the richness of the truffles.