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Southold Farm + Cellar Remedy for Liars


Wine pairing in my family is a really informal affair, typically consisting of grabbing some takeout after which surveying the wine cabinets. However after I picked up a thick, Sicilian pie from Paulie Gee’s Slice Store the opposite night time, I knew precisely which bottle I wished to open. The Southold Farm + Cellar’s “Remedy for Liars” had been intriguing me each with its cheeky identify and its area mix model. Not like a typical wine mix, wherein grapes are fermented individually after which blended earlier than getting old or bottling, a area mix ferments all of the chosen grapes collectively. Whereas it’s a observe extra historically frequent in Europe, American producers like Southold Farm + Cellar have been experimenting with the class as an expression of terroir.

At Southold Farm + Cellar, the terroir expressed belongs to that of the Texas Hill Nation, west of Austin. At Southold, the husband-and-wife operation run by Reagan and Carey Meador, they method winemaking from a farming-first perspective, letting every season dictate what occurs within the vineyard. The result’s contemporary, expressive wines that change from yr to yr. The Remedy for Liars is a purple area mix of practically equal elements Garnacha, Mataro, and Merlot. It’s brilliant, juicy flavors of cherry, with a pleasant acidic kick and earthy undertones of slate, completely lower our dense, tacky pizza. Pairing profitable. $50, southoldfarmandcellar.com




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