Red wine + a delicious home cooked meal = my kind of Saturday night in.
After drooling over A Secluded Foodie’s recent Turkish-style spicy lamb pide, I was very keen to try the recipe out.
I was also keen to try out this bottle of Brand’s Laira Coonawarra ‘Blockers’ 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon. I added a smidge to the mince as it was cooking too. Keen to learn more about Cabernet Sauvignon? Click here!
‘Blockers’ are what the landholders who sold their grapes to larger wineries in the 1950s and 60s were called. Brand’s Laira’s founder Eric Brand was one of the first Blockers and therefore this range is inspired by him.
In the glass, this Cab Sauv is a gorgeous deep satin red. Notes of black fruits and cassis with inviting vanilla and spice hints come through on the nose. While in the mouth it’s big and bold with juicy, flavoursome dark fruit notes and drying tannins that make this the ultimate red meat wine. A great accompaniment to our lamb pides!
Thank you Casella Family Brands for sending over this delectable sample.
All opinions are based on my own taste buds. Wine is subjective & always evolving, so make sure you drink what you enjoy! #winesample #tcweekdaywine