Looking for a spot to celebrate Red Wine Day on August 26th? Bulla Gastrobar in Coral Gables, a Spanish-inspired tapas-style bar with a great selection of red wines is the perfect place to celebrate Red Wine Day – and these last days of summer.
“When looking for a red wine with the characteristics necessary to make it in enjoyable in hot weather, we tend to look for high acidity, slightly lowered levels of alcohol and reduced tannins. In other words, something profoundly refreshing.”, advises Joel Mesa, Mixologist at Bulla Gastrobar.
Here’s a selection of Bulla Gastrobar’s Spanish reds and red blends, with fabulous dish pairing suggestions:
Red Wine Pairings at Bulla Gastrobar Coral Gables
Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Pairing
Wine: Clos Torribas, Reserva, Cabaernet Sauvignon, 2009 – medium-bodied and ruby-colored.
Dish: Assorted Meats and Cheeses – options include Jamón Serrano (aged ham) and Manchego cheese, made from sheep’s milk.
Red Blend Wine Pairing
Wine: Bodega Otazu, Navarra, 2011 – medium-bodied and cherry red-colored red blend (Cabernet Sauvignon /Tempranillo /Merlot).
Dish: Ensalada de Pulpo – Grilled octopus, tomatoes, cucumber & fresh lemon.
Blended Tempranillo Wine Pairing
Wine: Viña Alberdi, Reserva, Rioja, 2010 – medium-bodied and red violet colored Tempranillo blend
Dish: McFoie Burger – Beef and foie gras patty.
Garnacha Red Wine Pairing
Wine: La Maldita, Garnacha, Rioja, 2016 –garnet-colored Grenache.
Dish: Fútbol Club – Breaded chicken breast, bacon, lettuce, marinated chicken, tomato and mustard aioli on Pan de Cristal bread.
Bulla Gastrobar Coral Gables details
2500 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, bullagastrobar.com/coral-gables, @bullacoralgables
Bulla Hour: Half off all wines, beer & house liquor, everyday from 5- 7PM
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