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Review: Chateau Recougne Bordeaux Superieur wine

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Wine:

Chateau Recougne Bordeaux Superieur

Description:

[From majestik.co.uk] Fleshy and robust, full of ripe black fruit accented with hints of mocha, smoke and toast. Plenty of fine-grained tannins providing prodigious grip and savoury texture.

Cheese:

Apple Smoked Gouda

Description: [From Cheese Maker’s Website]

Our cheeses are 100% all natural and promote a healthy way of life. Our smoked cheeses are slowly & meticulously, naturally cold-smoked for six hours using a special aged Apple pulp and hardwood to achieve our unique flavor profile. 

Wine Review-

     This is a full bodied, delicious wine. I admit we did not taste any of the flavors the wine maker described but I’m not sure I’d want to taste “smoke and toast” in a wine so no loss. Still, it was a lovely wine to pair with some beef sausage and cheese. The smell was pleasant. The wine wasn’t too bitter. A good Bordeaux!

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Cheese Review-

I believe we’ve already given this cheese a thumbs up. It has a strong flavor that pairs excellently with sausage and crackers. We enjoy snacking on it during the winter. Mmm!

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