This blackberry sauce with Pinot Noir has the flavors of the Northwest coast. A slightly sweet and definite blackberry flavors really lend themselves to produce of the Northwest, salmon, lamb chops, even pork chops or ribs will work. But my favorites are salmon and lamb. This is also a really nice fall weather dish!
1 750 ml bottle of Pinot Noir
1 cup Ketchup preferably Heinz
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
3/4 cup Blackberry preserves
3 tablespoons Tomato paste
2 teaspoons sweet smoked paprika
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon Melinda’s Habanero Sauce, if not Tabasco will do.
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
salt and pepper to taste
Bring the wine to a simmer and reduce it until 50% of original volume. Add the preserves and simmer for 10 minutes. Add all the rest of the ingredients and simmer on low heat for 20 minutes.
Cool it down. The sauce hold for a week in the refer.