A big, full-bodied wine that is excellent as a before or after dinner drink. This deeply colored wine of purples and reds is sweet and aromatic. Its delectable smoothness is due to a low acid content, delivering a rich earthy flavor, but it is mainly used to increase the intensity of color and body in other grape varieties.
Suggested Pairings - grilled red meats, tomato based pasta sauces, cured deli meats and hard cheeses.
Aging - 9 to 12 months.
Food Pairing: Beef, Red Meat, Cheese, Cured Meats, Pasta, and Tomato Based Dishes
Compariable Wines: None