Ok, here's Part Deux. Wines to pair with your Easter meal featuring lamb or beef. We've got plenty of both here in northern Colorado.
As a customer once told me, "We're meat people. We drink red wine." So here we go with some can't miss red meat pairings.
Presented in order from lightest to heaviest.
Shadow Chaser Red, McLaren Vale, Australia. This grenache is a fragrant wine with aromas that are redolent of violets and red berries with an underlying earthiness. A medium-bodied, well-balanced wine full of varietal flavors like raspberries and cherries with a savory finish. WOW! $11.99 THREE DOLLARS OFF!
La Crema Pinot Noir 2012, Sonoma Coast. Vibrant red cherry aromas that mingle with alluring cola, sweet spice and coffee bean tones. The palate is generous – reflecting this vintage's near-perfect ripening conditions. Brambly fruit flavors combine with black licorice and classic earthy notes. Excellent concentration and mature, beautifully textured tannins. EASTER SPECIAL $19.99
Immortal Zin Old Vine Zinfandel, Lodi, CA. The deceptively subtle aromas of this wine combine red and black cherry, mineral, earthy rhubarb and red fruit, with slightly spicy characters. In the mouth, the palate is wrapped in a velvety layered mix of sweet red cherry, strawberry, cocoa and juicy red fruit followed by light toast and smooth, chiseled tannins. GREAT WINE JUST $11.99
Louis Martini Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County. Fresh, ripe flavors of black cherry, currant and spice.
Supple, elegant and easy-drinking, this is a phenomenal Cali cabernet. Top notch with lamb or beef. $15.99 every day.