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About This Flight

Throughout the year, Lowes Foods’ globe-trotting wine purveyors are bringing their favorite labels back to the Carolinas. Each of these flights of wine are only available for a limited time and while bottles last.

This quarter we are featuring four labels from the Languedoc-Roussillon region in southern France.

COCHON VOLANT RED 2018

This deep red wine has glints of violet on the edges of the glass and offers fruity aromas with a hint of cherry. Notes of crushed raspberry and Burlat cherry provide a complex taste while the tannins give this balanced wine a great structure.

Pairings:

Pairs especially well with duck breast, roast pork, roast beef, and lamb chops.

Visit the vineyard’s website.

RED LIRAC DOMAINE DES CARABINIERS

This deep red wine is heady, powerful, and hearty, with garrigue and smoky notes and an aroma of strawberry and spices.

Pairings:

Pairs well with cooked meat, charcuterie and cheeses such as comet, brie, and Roquefort.

Visit the vineyard’s website.

TAVEL ROSÉ DOMAINE DES CARABINERS

This deep pink wine possesses a soft, fruity aroma and a lingering taste with a well-balanced roundness and acidity for a rosé that’s great year-round.

Pairings:

Pairs well with everything from fish, to spicy dishes, to dessert.

Visit the vineyard’s website.

CAIZERGUES LES MAGNARELLES

This ruby red wine contains notes of cherries and red plums. Its complex flavor of spice and minerals is underpinned by an exciting freshness.

Pairings:

Pairs well with most grilled meats and pasta dishes.

Visit the vineyard’s website.