Bordeaux For Your Easter Lamb!

Bordeaux For Your Easter Lamb!

Image via Simply Chic EventsCome April, wine sales in the US see a spike thanks to the one/two punch of Passover and Easter. Why? Both religious holidays are an occasion to celebrate food amongst friends and family.Image via Better Homes & GardensWhether you’re hosting or dining, here’s a pro wine tip: there’s no better wine pairing for your Easter entree than a Bordeaux red blend. Depending on your palette, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot blends make the perfect compliment to a roasted lamb or brisket. See our recommendations at every price point below and if you can’t find the following wines at your local shop, simply ask your wine clerk for a Bordeaux blend fit for your wallet!A Price We Can Get Behind!$10 – …

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Image via Simply Chic Events

Image via Simply Chic Events

Come April, wine sales in the US see a spike thanks to the one/two punch of Passover and Easter. Why? Both religious holidays are an occasion to celebrate food amongst friends and family.

Image via Better Homes & Gardens

Image via Better Homes & Gardens

Whether you’re hosting or dining, here’s a pro wine tip: there’s no better wine pairing for your Easter entree than a Bordeaux red blend. Depending on your palette, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot blends make the perfect compliment to a roasted lamb or brisket. See our recommendations at every price point below and if you can’t find the following wines at your local shop, simply ask your wine clerk for a Bordeaux blend fit for your wallet!

A Price We Can Get Behind!

$10 – $19

Château Le Bernet 2009 / Graves / 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 10% Malbec

A simple, sweet wine with soft tannins, dusty minerals and a nice, light profile containing notes of raspberry, vanilla, oak and herbs.

Pair with: Hangar Steak; Mashed Potatoes; Pasta with Tomato-Based/Meat Sauces; Roast Lamb with Spring Vegetables

For the love of Cabernet!

$20-30

Château de Rochemorin 2010 / Pessac-Leognan / 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot

A smooth, oaky wine with notes of mint, cherries and licorice with a delicate nose.

Pair with: Blackened Chicken; Carbonara; Filet; Lamb; Pork Chops with Red Pepper; Smoked Meats

High End Without Breaking The Bank? Try A Saint Emilion Grand Cru

$40 – $55

Château Abelyce 2006 / Saint Emilion Grand Cru / 100% Merlot

A mature and developed wine with a floral character, containing notes of oak, spice, plum cassis, fig, cedar and bay leaf.

Pair with: Braised Beef; Cheeses; Dry-Aged Beef; Filet Mignon; Flank Steak; Lasagne; Ribeye Steak; Roast Lamb

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Bordeaux For Your Easter Lamb!

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