In the Henry’s Seven, this addition of the aromatic white grape viognier has given the blend a fragrant lift of some extra pepper and enhanced the violet aromas. These are joined by fresh plum and more earthy, spicy characters. It has also allowed the wine to retain its youthful purple hued vibrance and added its weight to the fuller body.
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This is soft, and velvet and as elegant as the label is eye catching. Ripe cherry and plum fruit, fresh and juicy, jostles with gentle oak and all this is brought together with a pinch of thyme. It is a bright and vivacious wine that needs no additional accompaniment to make it shine.
Some subtle and spicy toasted oak underlines some red cherry and berry fruit and gives this core of fruit some structure. Only a small portion (around 25%) of this Malbec has spent 8 months in French oak. This has given the fruit a fuller rounded body, while leaving the fruit fresh and vivacious.
When it comes to Italian Food and Wine it can stand you in good stead to remember that generally, what grows together goes together.
Granted you can get into the science of tasting... “does the acidity of the tomatoes neutralise the taste of the wine......, etc, etc.” But as a simple rule of thumb, wines that come from the same region as the dishes on the menu tend to make a good pairing partner.