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Cabernet Sauvignon

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Beefy, herby stews, lamb roasted with rosemary or rare steak can all bring out the best in a fruity cabernet

The type of food best matched with cabernet is very much dependent on the style, country of origin and age of the cabernet or cabernet blend in question. The younger, fruitier styles from the New World often have a slightly herbal edge to them, so it’s a good idea to pair them with beefy stews flavoured with herbs such as rosemary or thyme, both of which complement the blackcurrant, fruit that……

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The Food and Travel Drinks Club

Delicious recipes matched to wines from across the globe

Too often we taste fantastic local wines on our travels and scour the shelves of the local supermarket upon our return, only to discover they’re seemingly unheard of on our thirsty isle. Enter Drinks Club. Search and order regional wines through our specialist representatives and take advantage of some expert recipe matches.

Terras Gauda ‘O Rosal’, Bodegas Terras Gauda

Terras Gauda ‘O Rosal’, Bodegas Terras Gauda

Rias Baixas, Spain, 2010, £16.75

A selective blend of the best Albarino grapes in the O Rosal subzone, blended with the indigenous Loureira and Caiño Blanco (harvested in October). This…

Bergerac Rouge, Clos des Verdots – Organic

Bergerac Rouge, Clos des Verdots – Organic

South West France, France, 2010, £12.00

Bergerac can be the red-necked country cousin of Bordeaux, but this is marvelously un-rustic. Fresh and nicely leafy aromatics. Fine tannins with just…

Parusso Barolo

Parusso Barolo

Italy, Piedmont, 2006, £34.99

A truly stunning Nebbiolo from Marco Parusso and a perfect representation of the land and true style of Barolo. To look at, the wine has a bright, deep…