This vibrant and robust Super Tuscan is inspired by the legend of an illustrious Etruscan king whose tomb was guarded by 5,000 golden chicks and a hen. Black-red fruit flavors of cherry and plum are elevated by oak and vanilla nuances in this voluptuous wine, culminating in a deliciously long finish. Not shy, this red requires a rich pairing like osso buco — or some other meal that’s fit for a king.
Recipe PairingsTuscan-Style Steak with Crispy PotatoesItalian Braised Short Ribs
Marinated Red Meats
The slightly fizzy, soda-like red wine Beaujolais Nouveau is produced with a process called carbonic maceration. The grapes are placed into the tank and the door sealed, so the carbon dioxide that's a byproduct of fermentation cannot escape.