July 12, 2015 – Pelee Island Winery 2013 Cabernet Franc Rose and Baco Noir Reserve with Baked Salmon Meatballs and Spicy Avocado Dip.

. July 12, 2015

Summer Love

Get all you can out of the long summer days when you take advantage of these two quick and easy pairings staring Pelee Island wines.

Baked Salmon Meatballs with Creamy Avocado Sauce

Ingredients
The meatballs:
  • 1 lb. skinless salmon, cut into chunks
  • ½ medium onion, grated
  • ¼ cup + 2 tbsp whole wheat panko breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp minced cilantro
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp ground oregano

Cabernet Franc Rose 2013

Alcohol : 13.0%

Sugar Code: (0)

Description: Extra Dry Rose︠ can be made in many styles. This is a dry Rose︠ made from gently pressed (Cabernet Franc) red grapes with minimal skin contact.

Our Cabernet Franc rose offers fresh aromas of ripe strawberry, raspberry and cherry. An exquisite balance of vibrant acidity and fruit. A perfect summer time wine to share on the patio with friends.

Pair with: – charcuterie and cheese appetizers – grilled stuffed peppers – antipasto platters – Mediterranean dishes – spiced seafood

 

Baco Noir Reserve Retro VQA 2013

Alcohol : 13%

Sugar Code: (1)

Description: Dry Grape(s): 85% Baco Noir 15% Cabernet Sauvignon A very unique and intriguing varietal. Deep purple in colour.

A full bodied and firm wine with aromas of dark roasted coffee, licorice and chocolate.

Pair with: – Hearty meat dishes – Aged cheeses – Spicy foods.

Category: 2015, Pelee Island Winery & Pavilion

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