Taste: Mourvedre is an explosion of dark fruit, flowers like violet and herbaceous aromas of black pepper, thyme, and red meat
Style: The style of wine produced from the grapes varies greatly according to where it is produced, it is a full-bodied and rustic wine
Description: Mourvèdre wines often have wild game, or earthy notes to them, with soft red fruit flavours, Mourvèdre tends to produce tannic wines that can be high in alcohol. It is grown in many regions around the world including the Rhône and Provence regions of France
Food pairing: like rich foods to absorb the high tannin. Meats with lots of umami like beef short ribs, pork shoulder, barbeque, lamb, rabbit, pork sausage and veal.