I used this recipe to win over my fiance. My mom always told me the way to a man's heart is through his stomach so I decided to make him a meal that would melt his heart! We are getting married in November. —sicotte
Combine the wine, cherries, garlic in a saucepan over high heat and reduce until mixture is almost dry.
Add the stock decrease the heat to medium and reduce until the sauce is thick this will take about 30 minutes. Add butter and stir until melted. Salt, pepper to taste
preheat oven to 300 F
Merlot Reduction and Lamb
Add wine, vinegar, shallot and garlic in a saucepan over medium heat and reduce until about 1/2 cup of liquid remains 20 to 30 minutes.
Season lamb with salt and pepper. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over high heat until smoking hot.
Add as many of the racks as will fit-don't overcrowd the pan-meat side down. Sear lamb well about 3-4 minutes. Transfer to a baking pan. Baste racks with glaze. Set pan in the oven and roast- basting every 5 minutes until the meat has reached a temperature of 135 degrees F. About 20 minutes
Remove from oven and rest lamb for 5 minutes. Drizzle Cherry Reduction Sauce over lamb and serve on the side.