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Final Touch Wine Aerator and Decanter Set

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      Wine that's been allowed to breathe tastes better. As wine breathes, it opens up, and releases its intended aromas and flavors. This unique three-phase aeration set makes the perfect gift for any wine lover or connoisseur. It provides instant and maximum aeration to an entire bottle of wine. Simply insert the aerator into the decanter, pour through the aerator, and serve!
      This set works in three phases: The process begins when the wine is poured through the stainless-steel filter, catching sediment while disbursing into the aerator. The wine is then gently disbursed again, this time through holes in the aerator and into a specially designed globe, beginning the second aeration phase. The wine continues into the bottom of the aerator, travelling along the sides of the decanter, providing superior aeration and oxygenation. Finally, the wine comes to rest in the decanter, bursting with aroma and flavor. It also makes a beautiful serving piece!

      Set Includes:

      • Double Wall Glass Wine Aerator
      • Blown Glass Decanter
      • Stainless-Steel Sediment Filter

        Wine not included.

      Critical Acclaim

      St. Estephe

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      Bordeaux Blends

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      One of the world’s most classic and popular styles of red wine, Bordeaux-inspired blends have spread from their homeland in France to nearly every corner of the New World, especially in California, Washington, and Australia. Typically based on either Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot and supported by Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and/or Petit Verdot, these are sometimes referred to in the US as “Meritage” blends. In Bordeaux itself, Cabernet Sauvignon dominates in wines from the Left Bank of the Gironde river, while the Right Bank focuses on Merlot. Often, blends from outside the region are classified as being inspired by one or the other.

      In the Glass

      Cabernet-based, Left-Bank-styled wines are typically more tannic and structured, while Merlot-based wines modeled after the Right Bank are softer and suppler. Cabernet Franc can add herbal notes, while Malbec and Petit Verdot contribute color and structure. Wines from Bordeaux can be bold and fruit-forward or restrained and earthy, while New World facsimiles tend to emulate the former style. In general, Bordeaux red blends can have aromas and flavors of black currant, cedar, plum, graphite, and violet, with more red fruit flavors when Merlot makes up a high proportion of the blend.

      Perfect Pairings

      Since Bordeaux red blends are often quite structured and tannic, they pair best with hearty, flavorful, and fatty meat dishes. Any type of steak makes for a classic pairing. Equally welcome with these wines would be beef brisket, pot roast, braised lamb, or smoked duck.

      Sommelier Secret

      While the region of Bordeaux is limited to a select few approved grape varieties, the New World is free to experiment. Bordeaux blends in California may include Syrah, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, or virtually any other grape deemed worthy by the winemaker. In Australia, Shiraz is a common component.

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