Meerlust Cabernet Sauvignon in Gift Tin 75cl & Dark Truffles 135g
Pairing chocolate and red wine can be a challenge that most are not prepared to face, but it can also be one of the most extraordinary gastronomic experiences of your life. Dark chocolate due to its lower sweetness levels can enhance the fruit flavours of the wine and create a marvellous tension between the tannic finish of a full bodied red and the bitter finish of the chocolate. Whether you’re a full on wine lover or an adventurous foodie this is a pairing you just can’t say no to!
Meerlust Cabernet Sauvignon is intense, vivid purple colour with slight gradation at the rim. On the nose the wine shows intense cassis, plum and classic cedar wood cigar box notes with lifted dark fruit aromas. On the palate the wine is full bodiedRead more...
Pairs well with…
- Red Meat
and impressively structured. Intense blackcurrant and plum fruit bolstered by refined tannins and fresh natural acidity. The palate is rich and dense with a wonderful lacy tannic structure. Very impressive in youth but the intensity, harmony and balance all promise maturation over the next 15 years. Ageing potential 4-18 years from vintage.
Charbonnel & Walker Truffles - a perfect match for fine red wines. Dark Marc de Champagne Truffles are lightly dusted with cocoa with a delicious Champagne truffle centre - mixed with a little rum. Marc de champagne is a clear liquor distilled from the pomace of pressed champagne grapes and is part of the secret ingredient of the delicate scent and unique flavour of Charbonnel & Walker's creamy Marc de Champagne truffles.
If you require large quantities of truffles for an event or gifts please contact us before hand as they can be made to order and take up to three weeks to produce.
|ABV (% vol)||14|
|Wine Style||Full bodied|
|Red Wine Expression||Dark Fruits, Herbal, Rich|