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Fidelitas Wines

Jess Zander
February 8, 2014 | Jess Zander

A Simple Menu for My Valentine

This weekend, we have opened the library doors (or rather, unearthed some library vintages from our secret hiding place) to share with visitors to our tasting rooms.  We are featuring wines from 2007, 2008, and 2009.  These special vintage wines have gotten me to thinking about which wine I’ll be sharing with my Valentine next Friday…

After rattling around in my own cellar, I came across a bottle of 2007 Red Mountain Red Wine, and determined it would be our wine for the evening.  Besides being a fabulous wine, its red label makes it an obvious choice for Valentine’s Day.  Mostly Cabernet Sauvignon, my original tasting notes refer to black cherry, cranberry, and cedar.  I anticipate now that those bright red fruits have deepened in intensity and the oak tones have really settled in to creating a round, full palate.

I’ll be working that day, so my goal is to have a simple, yet elegant meal ready to go when I get home.  We’ll put the baby to bed and whip up dinner together.  Here’s the plan:

baked brie with honey and apples

served with a split of Agrapart e Fils Champagne

flank steak with herb butter, smashed potatoes (these have become a valentine’s tradition), and sautéed brussels sprouts

served with 2007 Fidelitas Red Mountain Red Wine

chocolate pudding and raspberries to finish (can be made the night before!)

I wish you all a wonderful and fuss free Valentine's Day, whether you are spending it with your sweetheart, a group of friends, or just a special bottle from your own cellar!


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