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Malbec pairing for wine club meeting

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Turtlegrl Mar 30, 2012 02:57 PM

It's Malbec month and I need suggestions other
than meat for pairings. I'm serving bacon burger sliders with malbec from Mendoza but need suggestions for pairings with Cahors.

  1. IndependentWine Apr 26, 2012 11:51 PM

    Hi Turtlegrl,

    Try dark chocolate with Malbec - you may well be surprised at just how good it is....

    Wines of Argentina (the promotional body for Argentine wine) are certainly pushing this as a pairing at the moment.

    Have fun!

    1. Fowler Mar 30, 2012 07:17 PM

      I have no idea what bacon burger sliders are but a decent pairing for Cahors if you want to avoid meat is something with a mushroom base or grilled eggplant.

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      1. re: Fowler
        sunshine842 Apr 1, 2012 12:47 PM

        how about the cuisine of the Cahors region? Smoked muscovy duck breast...black truffles...salad with tender gizzards...walnut anything...rocamadour cheese...(as well as any of a number of other goat cheeses)...figs....

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