Cabernet Sauvignon

The Cabernet Sauvignon grape has a very distinct blue skin which contributes to the heavy pigment found in the wine and the lush, elegant burgundy color. Because of the thick skins, the wines are highly tannic and can deal with great amounts of aging and oak and once in bottle, they have great longevity.

The wines are highly aromatic and have violet and cedar characteristics, and distinct flavors of chocolate, mint, and tobacco.

Pumpkin Cannelloni
Leg of Lamb with Arugula Mint Pesto
Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Spinach Walnut Cakes
Mushroom Stuffed Chicken Breast
Lamb Stew with Vegetables
Grilled Mussels
Mushroom and Goat Cheese Toasts
Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon
Mushroom Pancetta Quiche
Pork Ragu and Pappardelle
Braised Beef Al Primitivo
Roast Quail Stuffed with Pate and served in a Pastry Crust
Spaghetti All Amatriciana
Risotto with pigeon ragout
Linguini a Vongole

Frescobaldi wines to pair with the above dishes include:
Tenuta di Castiglioni