A Glass Of The Mother Goddess

If you are loo­king for a red wine to go with sum­mer­ti­me gri­lling, this red blend pro­du­ced by Domai­ne Bous­quet will defi­ni­tely make your pala­te sing! 
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Domai­ne Bous­quet is Argentina’s lar­gest expor­ter of orga­ni­cally grown wines. The winery is loca­ted in the Gual­ta­llary Valley, which is situa­ted high up in the Tupun­ga­to dis­trict of the Uco Valley.  Alti­tu­des here reach up to 5,249 ft.  To read about the winery’s his­tory, the cli­ma­te, terroir and more, plea­se click on the menu at right.

The label on this wine is a stri­king por­tra­yal of Gaia, who in Greek mytho­logy was the mother god­dess that pre­si­ded over the earth.  She is con­si­de­red the per­so­ni­fi­ca­tion of the Earth.

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Gaia Red Blend 2018
50% Mal­bec, 45% Syrah and 5% Caber­net Sau­vig­non make up this blend. The best gra­pes are used for this wine and are har­ves­ted manually from Domai­ne Bousquet’s orga­ni­cally far­med vine­yards. Wine aging takes pla­ce in French oak barrels for ten months.
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Delec­ta­ble aro­mas of dark berries, spi­ce and vio­let are the ope­ning act for this tan­ta­li­zing wine.  The pala­te is enter­tai­ned with black­berry, dark cherry, dark plum, spi­ces and a touch of vani­lla all of which lin­gers on a lengthy finish.  A silky mouth­feel and fresh aci­dity add to the rich­ness and com­ple­xity of this wine.  In addi­tion to gri­lled meats, appe­ti­zers and pas­ta, this wine goes well with fish.  Try Gaia with a cho­co­la­te des­sert.  It is a great fina­le!
Alcohol:  14.5%
SRP:  $20

The wine pai­red beau­ti­fully with this gri­lled sword­fish surroun­ded by red gra­pe­fruit and pea­ches.

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                                                                             Pho­to cre­dit: Penny Weiss
Note:  The pho­tos taken at the res­tau­rant are pre-COVID-19.

Until next time…

Cheers!
Peni­na

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