“There is no question that among the world’s greatest red wines, Rhônes are the most untamed. Their howling spicy, dark flavors can seem almost caged, ready to explode with fierceness. Rhônes are the wine equivalent of a primal scream.”
“The Wine Bible” – Karen MacNeil
It is obvious from MacNeil’s description of Rhône wines that food paired with a Rhône wine needs to match the wine’s flavor intensity. A northern Rhône Syrah like M. Chapoutier’s 2015 Crozes-Hermitage “Les Meysonniers” Rouge screams to be paired with a flavor-packed French inspired bison burger….