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Taste buds and Molecules named in the “Top 17 Wine & Food Pairings of the Year”, in Chicago Now!

May 20, 2015

Taste-Buds-and-MoleculesSpeaking of specific, Taste Buds & Molecules by François Chartier, a VERY SPECIFIC book released this year on how food works with wine on a molecular level led to this meal. Cheap 2011 Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough ($15 – Wine Discount Center) was in the picture of the chapter on anise so we popped one. I don’t really want to read about r-carvone, estragole, s-carvone and menthol compounds again because it’s DRY stuff but this pairing went to strangely great heights. Still confused over all the molecular connections but after eating this, it’s a higher-level confusion.

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