The Thienot family takes over a share in L’Aventure Winery, a vineyard created in 1998 by Frenchman Stephan
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Château Le Boscq
The earthy flavours of mushrooms conjure memories of autumnal walks and kicking up leaves beneath the trees. Wine experts use ‘undergrowth’ as a tasting note to describe flavours and aromas that a red wine can pick up during long ageing, so older vintages of Bordeaux and Burgundy or a rustic Chianti could work. A savoury style of white wine with good acidity would also work well, cutting through the creamy texture of the risotto – as would vintage Champagne, if you’re feeling decadent
Château Le Boscq 2009: Spicy, autumnal black fruit combined with a velvety texture makes this a decadent match with creamy risotto.
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