A juicy Chateaubriand requires an elegant wine that can stand up to the bold flavor of the meat. A red wine is needed, but not so big that it overwhelms the meat.
The wine choice should consider if the meat is rare, medium or well-done. Charred and bitter? Creamy or peppery sauce?
The wine should have both tannins and a good backbone of acidity.
Make it a habit to eat and drink local. Expand your skills to understand the passion that wine communicates. Explore the range of possibilities a grape can express through culture, terroir, and climate.
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Variety is the Spice of Life
Food and wine pairing is highly dependent on both the taste components in the food and the taste components in the wine.
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