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Beckmen Cuvee le Bec 2017

Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, Picpoul, Terret Noir, Counoise, Muscardin, Vaccarese, Picardan, Cinsault, Clairette, Roussanne, Bourboulenc, and even Carignan, it is Grenache that tends to predominate these Rhone reds with Syrah as the heir apparent and Mourvedre as the heir presumptive. These three generally rule the roost for good reason as they thrive in France’s warmer climes and each variety contributes its part; Grenache its hearty fruits, Syrah its spice and heft, and Mourvedre its assertive fragrance. Together in various proportions, these make a harmonious trio sure to accompany hearty fare and rustic charcuterie alike.

Food Pairings

Meat, meat, meat but especially lamb and beef. Pork, too especially roasted. Game birds, duck, goose, squab.

Where to find this wine

Accounts that have purchased this wine in the previous twelve months are listed below, alphabetically by city. Please call ahead to confirm availability or vintage

Lincoln Square Liquor Barrel
Mahtomedi
651-770-0692

Minnehaha Liquor
Minneapolis
612-729-9371

North Loop Wine & Spirits
Minneapolis
612-338-5393

1010 Washington Wine & Spirits
Minneapolis
612-339-4040

France 44
Minneapolis
612-925-3252

The Wine Shop
Minnetonka
952-988-9463

Vinifera Wines & Ales
Plymouth
763-473-0008

Andy's - Crossroads
Rochester
507-289-0777

Thomas Liquor
Saint Paul
651-699-1860

Liberty Village Wines & Spirits
Stillwater
651-439-3022

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