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Red Wine Reduction Sauce (Marchand du Vin)

 

Red Wine Reduction Sauce (Marchand du Vin)

Prep Time: 10 Mins Cooking Time: 10 Mins Total Time: 20 Mins

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup full-bodied red wine (such as cabernet sauvignon) 
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped shallots
  • 2 tablespoons Beef Demi-Glace
  • 3 thyme sprigs
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons chilled unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook until reduced to 3 tablespoons (about 10 minutes). Strain mixture through a sieve over a bowl; discard solids. Add butter, stirring constantly until smooth. Stir in salt and pepper.