Cooking With Wine

Filet Mignon With Red Wine Sauce
Featuring Crushendo Castellina Supertuscan di Siena

3 cups Crushendo Castellina Supertuscan di Siena
3 tbsp. Cognac
3 shallots, chopped
1 tsp. thyme
6 Filet Mignon steaks
4 cups beef stock

Whisk first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Marinate the steaks overnight in glass pans. Remove steaks from marinade and pat dry. Cook steaks in oven, pan or BBQ. Transfer marinade to saucepan. Boil about 20 minutes to reduce to 1 cup. Add stock and boil about 20 mins. more to reduce to 1/4 cup. Add 5 tbsp. of chilled butter to sauce and spread over steaks.

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