2011 Clau De Nell Anjou Cuvée Violette

2011 Clau De Nell Anjou Cuvée Violette with homemade, blistered Neapolitan Pizza. Italian food and French #wine? Yes, it is a little barbaric, but this actually works. The Clau de Nell is a fairly ripe Cab Franc and it had the right amount of power and tannins to pull this off. The pizza was really simple. Classic tomato, mozzarella, basil and sopressata.

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