WINE & FOOD MATCH OF THE WEEK

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2013 Chateau d'Esclans

Whispering Angel

92 pts

paired with

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Tuna Tartare with avocado, crispy shallots and soy-citrus dressing

It is sometimes better to be proven wrong than think that you are always right. After years of matching food with wine, one can become complacent .


I always tell my students that here is always more room "outside" the box than inside. So I was very pleasantly surprised when this Provence Rosé (I usually use an Alsatian Gewurztraminer Grand Cru) went superbly well with this dish. I have to admit that the summer heat opposed to the refreshing coolness of the wine was a major factor of enjoyment compared to having this same wine and dish in the middle of winter.

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wine is cool