On the plate; a generous lobster salad. My way of saying thank you to my in-laws for a great gift. The salad is a bit creamy in order to pair well with the wine of my choice; the 2011 Felton Road Block 2 Chardonnay. Although pretty confident this will suit my guests preferences, I’m [...]
Mail in. Michael tells me Kathryn will be in town next week. Will you join us to taste the 2009′s and check status on some older vintages? Response sent nanoseconds after receiving the invitation. Too keen you think? I know; I’m not good at acting as a wine critique. Hmm, when is it? Where? OK, [...]
Let’s stop right here. Weekly reflections of a wine lover? Last post was in January. Who am I trying to convince? From now on it’s irregular reflections of a wine lover and I have no clue when #63 will be posted. Since my last reflections, my two blogs have moved from the blogspot world [...]
Didier Dagueneau did it. Showed us that Sauvignon Blanc can be picked at a very ripe stage, matured in oak and still keep a fine level of acidity without becoming clumsy. Cloudy Bay has done it as well with their impressive Te Koko. Ever since I bumped into kiwi Sauvignon Blanc for the [...]
Spring is in the air. No, summer – at least where I am. That, together with atheistic Easter celebrations, has sent wine blogging down to an unprioritized position. Great weather and the white wines are ready to take pole position for the coming months. What better than to start with the world’s greatest white wine [...]
Little darling, it’s been a long cold lonely winter
Little darling, it feels like years since it’s been here
Here comes the sun, here comes the sun
and I say it’s all right
Its been a while. The sun is not the most frequent guest at this latitude and the sporadic [...]
My generous friend stands there with a smile, knowing I’m confused. We’ve done this before at countless occasions; exposed each other for blind-bottles.
-I’m thinking 1995 or 1998. It’s maturing but has that gorgeous sweet fruit scent you find in great years.
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