The Burgundy Red Wine And Food Experience

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Burgundy Red Wine And Food Pairing

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What You Need To Know About Burgundy (Red) Wine And Food

Burgundy is a world-famous wine producing region in eastern France. The dominant grape variety of red Burgundy is Pinot Noir, which according to many reaches its peak of perfection in Burgundy. While most Burgundy wines are far from spectacular, many of the greatest wines in the world come from this corner of France. Suggested food pairings include Coq au Vin (Rooster or Hen stewed in red Burgundy), Boeuf Bourguigonne, Game Steak, and Osso Buco. See the specific Burgundy wines for more details.

Burgundy (Red) starts at about $15 a bottle. For about $22 try a Château Philippe-Le-Hardi Mercurey tasting of raspberry, cherry, and earth. Philippe-Le-Hardi (Bold Phil) was the guy who in the Fourteenth Century had Gamay (Beaujolais) vines ripped out and replaced with Pinot Noir. In the $40 price range try a Volnay from Domaine Michel Lafarge. This silky wine tastes of raspberries and boysenberries. They offer the Volnay Les Caillerets, 1er Cru for about $100. And you can easily age it for ten to fifteen years.

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