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Choosing the right picnic wine


With the return of sunny days, the desire to have lunch on the grass is emerging. To accompany these rustic feasts, the wine must be as light as the elbow.

Since the time has returned to go "bucolic" in the fields, here are some basic rules before going to water your lunch on the grass.

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At the risk of being too obvious, picnic wine must be as light as the elbow.

We will therefore choose a cuvée titrating below 12 °, like this Pineau d'Aunis from Domaine des Grandes Vignes, in Anjou - displaying 11 ° on the meter and the peppery delicacy of a flock of pink berries.

Sunshine requires, conversely it will have to be able to suffer from taking a few degrees (Celsius) without turning into soup.

Achieving a food-wine pairing will be a piece of bravery here, as the picnic invites a rather baroque sequence from starter to dessert.

This is why red and consensuality will be on the program with the 2019 morgon by Jean Foillard, who came first in the Quai d'Orsay competitions.

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Finally, this sparkling encapsulated Alpino from the Italian domain Furlani will have the advantage - in addition to the effervescence that befits the atmosphere

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Source: lefigaro

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