2016 Culinaria is one of the most seductive, alluring food friendly wines yet. From the bright red fruit on the nose to the full mouthfeel, this lush, pliant wine caresses your senses with unabashed forwardness.
Culinaria, a celebration of the Culinaria Wine and Food Festival, is a wine that changes each vintage, always with food pairing in mind. This particular vintages boasts Barbera, Dolcetto, Mourvedre, Tempranillo and Petite Sirah from the great vineyards of the Texas Hill Country and Texas High Plains AVAs.
Aromatics: Bright red raspberries, dried cherries, herbal essences, layers of dark, toasted notes, rich chocolate, fresh coffee.
On the Palate: Fruit forward with notes of bright red raspberries, dried cherries, cassis, cranberry balanced with under notes of fresh herbs, with a lingering finish of chocolate and warm, brown spices.
Tallent Vineyards and Becker Estate Vineyards of the Texas Hill Country;
Jet Wilmeth Doble Diamante Vineyards, Farmhouse Vineyards, Reddy Vineyards and Sprayberry Vineyards of the Texas High Plains.
Always a limited production, in celebration of the Culinaria Food and Wine Festival, San Antonio, TX
Food Pairing Notes
TexMex, Grilled meats, Texas Bar-B-Que, Sharp Cheddar and Smoked cheeses