Spring Grilling with Ménage à Trois Wines

At long last spring is here and for most of us that means one thing: time to fire up the grill. What’s better than the tantalizing aromas and mouthwatering flavors of your favorite foods prepared on the grill? The perfect trio of wines to accompany them of course!

Each Ménage à Trois wine is a blend of a three varietals which creates layers of texture and flavor in every bottle. No matter what type of food you’re cooking up on the bbq – from Asian to Southwestern to tangy citrus – Ménage à Trois has an affordable, easy-drinking wine perfect for your table.

White
White is a seamless blend of Chardonnay, Muscat and Chenin Blanc. Light straw in color, fresh aromas of melon, honeysuckle and limes explode from the glass. On the palate, citrus and tropical fruit flavors are balanced by a crisp acidity. This light, off-dry blend finishes clean and crisp with a lingering note of fruit cocktail.
This juicy and vibrant, yet soft white is extremely versatile when it comes to food pairing. Serve Ménage à Trois White with grilled warm weather favorites like shrimp, scallops and bbq chicken or even hot dogs!

Red
This juicy blend of Zinfandel, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon is a deep, purple-red in color. On the nose, light and fruity aromas of spicy red berries are complemented by just a touch of smoke. Ripe, jammy flavors of red berries, blueberries and blackberries dominate the palate. This well-balanced red has a velvety texture and a gentle acidity. Ménage à Trois Red has soft tannins with a hint of allspice on the smooth finish.
This medium-bodied, dry red is easy to drink either alone or with food. Try Ménage à Trois Red with just about anything on the grill like steaks, burgers, vegetable shish kebabs, sausage or pork chops.

Rose
Ménage à Trois Rose is a refreshing blend of Merlot, Syrah and Gewurtztraminer grapes. A deep salmon pink in color, the nose is dominated by strawberry and floral aromas with some citrus notes around the edges. The off-dry palate exhibits flavors of red berries, cherries, lychee nuts and watermelon. Light in body with a crisp acidity, Ménage à Trois Rose is and easy drinking and had a silky smooth finish.
This delightful rose is terrific before meals as an aperitif or alongside a variety of dishes. Serve this bright, approachable rose with salads, shellfish and grilled salmon or chicken.

86 Points – The Wine News
Approx. retail $13

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