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Cabernet Sauvignon Pairings BBQ Pork Towers with Thyme-Mustard

A barbecued piece of pork on a baguette


  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Cahoots
  • 1 Pork tenderloin (approx. 3/4 lbs)
  • 4 oz Whole grain mustard
  • 1 oz Liquid honey
  • 2 tbsp Fresh thyme, roughly chopped
  • Black pepper, cracked
  • 1 Red bell pepper, quartered and sliced into strips
  • 1 French-style baguette, cut into 1/2 inch slices


  1. 1

    Open a bottle of Vina Robles Cabernet Sauvignon, and pour yourself a glass!

  2. 2

    Brush the pork loin with the olive oil and season with Cahoots “House Rub” Seasoning. Let marinade for about 30 minutes and BBQ on medium heat on all sides for approximately 25 minutes. Cover with aluminum foil and let rest for about 15 minutes.

  3. 3

    Mix the mustard, the honey and the thyme in a small bowl, season with cracked black pepper.

  4. 4

    In a small pan, heat up a little bit of olive oil, add the peppers and sauté on high heat for approximately 1-2 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper and set aside.

  5. 5

    Arranging the towers: slice tenderloin in ½ inch thick slices and place on top of the sliced bread. Garnish with the red peppers and drizzle with the thyme-mustard.

  6. 6

    Enjoy with the rest of the Vina Robles Cabernet Sauvignon.

  7. 7

    Hint: Serve with a nice mixed green salad.

  8. 8

    Hint: Substitute Cahoots “House Rub” with your regular BBQ seasoning.

  9. 9

    Hint: Grill the baguette slices on the BBQ for a superb crispy taste!

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Limited Estate Collection

2019 Cabernet Sauvignon

The fruit chosen for this wine was selected from two small blocks planted with low yielding clones of exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon character. At an elevation of about 1,300 feet, our Creston Valley Vineyard’s southerly exposed hillsides, limiting gravelly calcareous subsoils and low yielding clones all contributed to this wine’s rich color, flavor and mouthfeel with structured ageworthy tannins.

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