Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Crémant de Bordeaux

Well, here's something a bit out of the ordinary: a fizzy rosé wine from Bordeaux.  Very pale pink, brut, 80% Merlot, 20% Cabinet Franc, it went very well with the chorizo and scallop skewers on rice that Anita prepared for Valentine's.  Brand name Balard, winner of a gold in the Bordeaux competition in 2016.

Even better, it was under 6 euro a bottle, possibly even less than 5, we can't quite remember.  Got it in Lidl, we think.

1 comment:

CherryPie said...

It looks and sounds tempting :-)

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