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Dec092011

Chapoutier's classic and a Basque jewel ...

 

DINNER PARTY AT BARBARA and NICHOLAS's house, Turville Heath.

 

 

 

Côtes-du-Rhône, Michel Chapoutier, Rhone Valley 2007

This was served with a partridge stew with mushrooms and lentils that had been sitting and gathering in perfumed potency all day … gamey and perfectly balanced. The wine was a great match, with its aromas of freshly picked black cherries, lavender and mineral, earthy backbone.

 

Pipas Txakolina, Bizkaiko Txakolina 2010

A very, very bone-dry and highly acidic, vivacious wine. Right up my alley. Perfect with the fresh goat’s cheese and the runny Epoisses Barbara served. This is a very unusual grape variety from the Basque region. I once lived in Biarritz, and I know and love these wines; they personify the lush, mystical greenery and misty rain clouds of the Pyrenees and the salty, moody beaches of the Atlantic beaches.

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    the story is about a party she is having at barbara and nicholas house seem to be very beautiful. Here different articles on wine and its taste plus the waste produced while making it is discussed.Many kinds of wine and the brands are also in discussion with their wine makers and ...

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