Let’s face it. Not everyone drinks beer. And with Super Bowl coming up on Sunday, some of us are “deflated” at the idea of sipping on beer all afternoon while chowing down on chips and dip. Some of us need another option. Fear not, Carr is here to save the day – with wine on tap! We have three tasty options to choose from, Chardonnay, El Guapo, and Il Padrino, and we’ve paired each wine with some of our favorite sliders. Pick up a growler (or three!) and be your Super Bowl party MVP.
One of our favorite wines right now is the 2014 Carr Sangiovese. Full of fruit, earth, and Italian herbs, this wine is truly unique. Wine that tastes this good needs food that tastes this good! We’ve paired it with one of our favorite chicken recipes. With the perfect balance of sweet and herby, recipe is quick and easy, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy a glass of Sangiovese both before and during your meal. Enjoy!
Pizza can be paired with a wide array of wines, but when incorporating meats such as capicola and salami, its best served with a delicious Sangiovese, we suggest our 2012 Carr Sangiovese. This pizza is wonderful, and if you don’t feel like braiding it you can bi-pass that step and make a regular pizza.
Il Padrino is Italian for “The Godfather”. This wine is our Super Santa Ynez blend which is a spin on the Super Tuscan wine. The blend is predominantly Sangiovese with a little bit of Merlot and Syrah blended in for a really deep berry and spice flavor. Our minds still go towards the Italian side as far as food pairings go however you could pair this wine with other gamey meats and have just as much enjoyment. We chose to go with a flatbread pizza with italian sausage to really bring out the spice of the wine from the anise in the sausage.