But Not Least

Zeta

Zeta
Alicante Monastrell
2006
Current price: about $12

Deep barn red with a slightly purple undercast. The nose is floral and spicy, with pepper and sage but also something a little dark, like mushrooms. My mouth waters just smelling it. On the palate it's savory, but with a bloom of fruit and spice. It has a long and pleasant finish.

Tonight I'm sautéing red onions and peppers and rosemary with last night's leftover grilled lamb. We'll have it on whole wheat flatbread, and pour this wine. It might be just right.

 


More from Meg Houston Maker

2014 Anton Bauer Pinot Noir Wagram DAC

Aromas of roses (floral), rose hips (bitter), pomegranate (tart), pink peppercorns (piquant),...
Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *