Learn about French wine by what grapes they grow and see 2 more tips that will greatly improve your ability to find and drink awesome French wine. If you know and love some French wine and want to know more
The Malbec grape is used to produce medium to full-bodied, dry red wine with good acidity and higher tannins and alcohol levels. The grapes tend to have dark, inky purple color profiles and ripe fruit flavors of cherry, plum and blackberry, which give to Malbec wines a decidedly jammy character.
Coffee parfait with prunes in Armagnac | Stage 12, Cugnaux – Luz-Ardiden: The south-west region around Toulouse produces some very hearty food, including cassoulet made with the local sausage. Gabriel visits one of the oldest makers of Armagnac and enjoys a sip or two of the golden drop. In the kitchen, he makes a rich Armagnac and prune ice-cream known as parfait au café et aux pruneaux.