Wine on a Dime; My Cheap Piss Pick of the Week

Sorry for leaving all you wine on a dimers hanging last week; too much festiveness on Thanksgiving left me a little too green to go plugging any sort of alcohol last Friday! “Drink responsibly”!

But this week for wine on a dime…. I offer Chateau Terrefort Lescalle 2009 Bordeaux. Bordeaux is a wine growing region in France that produces some of the worlds finest and most expensive wines. They are all a blend of 5 different varietals: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Malbec. Percentages of each varietal differ from year to year and producer to producer, but only those 5 varietal are allowed into any bottle of wine labeled as Bordeaux.

This wine is lovely for only $10.99 a bottle. Hints of tobacco, cassis and black cherry on the nose give way to smooth tannins and black fruit on the palate. A long finish of pie spice and vanilla rounds out the bit of acid that goes so nicely with a meal.

Pair with grilled meat, bleu cheese, even pizza! Get it in ya, you gluttons and Happy Friday!

About Wine Scrag

I was born a share croppers daughter.... Nope that was George Jefferson. Well son, whatever. I am married and have 2 amazing girls, 5 and 3 years old. I have a bachelors degree in Psychology from a private woman's university. I learned endurance, stamina, how to love and be loved while I studied there, but I figured out that I was capable of anything afterword. I spent 3 years backpacking through Europe and East Africa and then relocated to San Francisco's Bay area. Being a part of the food and wine culture there ignited my passion. Now back on the East Coast, I am a stay at home Mom, Certified Sommelier, Blogger and all around fruitcake!

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