Welcome to our latest installment of #WinephabetStreet. In this series, Debbie Gioquindo and I will be working our way through the wine world by way of the alphabet. Each month we will take the next letter in the alphabet and learn the characteristics and history of the grape, as well as suggested wine pairings. So uncork, unscrew or saber that bottle and connect with us as we chat, laugh and drink wine all in a laid back atmosphere.
Q is for Quarts de Chaume
The sweet wines of Quarts de Chaume (GAAR DU SHUM) have nearly infinite aging potential. Made with the Loire’s hallmark Chenin Blanc grape, they offer complex, nuanced flavors that can pair with both rich savory dishes and desserts. This appellation is located on a small parcel of land in a single commune on the right bank of the Layon: Rochefort-sur-Loire within the Anjou district.
In My Glass
Cape Route Chenin Blanc, South Africa (SRP: $13)
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