Saint Cosme LITTLE JAMES' Basket Press, Vin de France, NV
A 13.5% alcohol, multi-vintage blend of 100% Grenache, half from the 2012 vintage and half from St. Cosme (Gigondas) owner Louis Barroul’s solera containing all the vintages from 1999 to 2012 for this 2013 bottling. Dusty red black in color with well formed legs; medium-bodied with balanced acidity and moderate phenolics. Dusty and rustic with grapey dark red and some black fruit, some garrigue and black pepper and a hint of good coffee. Much more interesting and complex than its price would indicate—which is Louis’ goal in using the solera. Can be served a bit cooler than most reds. Great everyday red to go with Texas food.Spec’s Score: 89.
From the heart of Texas and the time–honored traditions of Tex Mex kitchens comes Juanio’s Queso. It is an all-natural, gluten-free cheese dip that is great on chips, meats, vegetables or anything else you choose to add. As their slogan says, “GREAT FLAVOR WITH A KICK!” And just in time for football season.
Ingredients2 oz coconut rum
3 tbsp frozen lemonade
1 ½ cups ice
Lime wedge for garnish
DirectionsPlace ice, lemonade and rum in a blender.
Blend until slushy and pour into a glass.
Garnish with a lime wedge and enjoy!
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