Tag - Syrah

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A Ms. Child cooking project
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Charles & Charles Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah 2013
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Mundo de Yuntero, Tempranillo y Syrah 2012

A Ms. Child cooking project

Panarroz 2011
Jumillia, Spain
$6.79
I must have felt like a cooking project. Flipping through “Chapter 7: Meats” of Mastering the Art of French Cooking I quickly picked a new recipe to try. Since almost all of them always sound delicious I figured I couldn’t really go wrong.

And so it was Boeuf A La Catalane (beef stew with rice, onions and tomatoes) that I found myself preparing early Sunday evening while listening to my favorite Beatles albums on shuffle. Past experience has taught me to begin cooking a Julia Child’s recipe early enough to not end up eating dinner at midnight!

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Charles & Charles Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah 2013

Washington State

$9.99

This winery is delivering the goods at a price range I lurve. Like its rosé brethren, it brought a whole lotta fun to the inside of my mouth.

Leftover beets got tossed into a salad with spinach, olive oil and balsamic. Freshly ground pepper brought out the peppery in the wine.

Tannins present but not overwhelming, dark fruit also raised its hand and said “here.” Some oak was present too. I also picked up a bit of something chocolate-y.

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Mundo de Yuntero, Tempranillo y Syrah 2012

La Mancha, Spain
$7.99
On the day after opening this bottle I sat with the remaining half on my candlelit porch at twilight and it was the perfect pairing. Just gorgeous. This bottle was a fun time gal.

She seemed to enjoy the distant sounds of an outdoor music festival heard faintly in muffled tones punctuated by occasional cheers and hand-clapping — interrupted only by police sirens springing up at intervals from all around before fading off, each in a different direction.

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