Enjoy these recipes with our wine pairing recommendations.
There is nothing like a perfectly cooked, flavorable roast prime rib to showcase the intensity and complexity of Cabernet Sauvignon – an excellent example of how fat helps coat the palate to protect against the tannin in red wine. This particular recipe calls for coating the roast with Dijon mustard and rosemary, two ingredients that are especially flattering to Cabernet.read more
This butter doesn’t actually use butter, but has a similar consistency which comes from the creamy rich gorgonzola cheese. This is a key element in taming the intensity, concentration, and tannin in a fine young Cabernet Sauvignon. The addition of walnuts, containing fairly high bitter tannin levels of their own, helps tone down the tannins in the young cabernet as well. A minted tabboleh helps weave the richer elements together and provides refreshing contrast.read more