To the victor go the spoils, just as this Lussac-St.-Émilion red will reward anyone who drinks it with a consummate tasting experience. Vividly expressive of its terroir, the wine’s dark fruit flavors of currant, cherry and plum are deftly interwoven with savory nuances of coffee bean and dried herbs, while polished tannins on the finish lend support and sophistication. Save this wine for a special gathering or milestone, or drink it to celebrate a well-earned victory.
Recipe PairingsRoasted Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Ragout
Hybrid grape varieties, though not known for making particularly tasty wine, are a cross of grape varieties from different species. Hybrid vines, however, are much more resilient to harsh weather and agricultural diseases and fungi.