Merlot doesn’t usually go very well with strong and blue-veined cheeses, as they can overwhelm the fruit flavors of the wine. If you’re eating mild foods, pair it with a mild wine.Match more flavorful foods with big, flavorful wines.Let Bottle Barn help you in understanding all the styles and tastes, and to guide you in stocking your bar.Spirits distillation is the process of heating a fermented liquid, evaporating off the alcohol as vapor, and then condensing it back into liquid form.Cabernet Sauvignon became internationally recognized through its prominence in Bordeaux wines where it is often blended with Merlot and Cabernet Franc.
Flavors include plum, cherry, blackberry, blueberry, warm spice, vanilla, tobacco and sometimes leather aromas and or flavors.
A still extracts alcohol from a fermented liquid by boiling it and then condensing the alcohol vapors, which evaporate from the boiling liquid at a lower temperature than water. Whiskies, Vodka, Gin and most types of Schnapps are made by distilling a kind of beer made from grain.
Brandy is made from fermented grape juice, and Fruit Brandy is made from other fruits.
Sauvignon Blanc produces a crisp, dry, and refreshing white varietal wine.
The grape is also a component of the famous dessert wines from Sauternes and Barsac.
For example, pair a flavorful Pepper Steak with a spicy, bold red Zinfandel. Foods with rich, cream sauces go well with a rich Chardonnay.