Monday, April 18, 2011

Cheese Fondue & Opolo Summit Creek Zinfandel 2008

Cheese Fondue Recipe
1/2 pound Swiss-style cheese such as Jarlsberg or Emmenthaler, shredded
1/2 pound Gruyere cheese, shredded
2 tablespoons flour or cornstarch (use cornstarch if cooking gluten-free)
1 garlic clove, halved crosswise
1 cup dry white wine (such as Sauvignon Blanc)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon kirsch (cherry brandy)
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
Assorted dipping foods such as cubed day-old French bread, carrots, cherry tomatoes, chopped green bell peppers, peeled and chopped apples or pears.

Opolo Summit Creek Zinfandel 2008
Category Red Wine

Varietal Zinfandel

Region California : Central Coast : Paso Robles

Producer Opolo

Wine Tasting Notes
The Summit Creek Zin is a medium bodied red wine featuring ripe black cherry raspberry-like fruit notes framed with soft tannins and modest acidity. Its dark color and background of pepper and spice complement this Zinfandel.
Price : $15.00 - $18.00