WHAT: Cave la Romaine Côtes du Rhône Village Venus Laurée 2005 Rating: NNN
WHERE: Southern Rhone Valley, France
WHY: This blend of Grenache and Syrah brings the charms of this renowned wine-producing region to your table at an affordable price. Nice touch of spice from the Syrah keeps things lively. Good match for robust foods. If you got a beret for Christmas, you’re set.
PRICE: 750 ml/$12.85
AVAILABILITY: At selected liquor stores (product #28779)