We have grown fond of the Kirkland Sangria as the base. All thats needed is fruit and you’re good to go. The large bottle is ideal for a party bowl.
A few good bottles. Last night we had this nice big juicy zin with a huge bone in porter house steak. This was a big wine- I call it giant purple in a glass.
Tonight was just a chicken salad so DH grabbed this Pinot. Maison L’Envoye makes a few Pinots I really like.
I had an excellent 2014 Chateau Sixtine Chateauneuf Du Pape tonight. It went great with a braised BBQ rabbit leg cooked on pecan wood with a citrus BBQ glaze at Laurel and Sage in Montclair, NJ.
Hade a Spanish rose with lunch. I know nothing about this wine, but picked it up at WF on the wine guy’s recommendation. Minerally, a hint of sweet, and a bit fizzy in the mouth.
Thanks Robin! It was
First time seeing a Txakolina rose. Good summer choice. It’s Basque.
I had an excellent 2017 Zuccardi Concreto Malbec tonight that was listed at #10 on the 2018 Wine Enthusiast top 100 list. This wine could be cellared for at least another 15 years and still be going strong.
Eli- that steak looks incredible, fries too…missed that one earlier…as a matter of fact -that whole meal looks amazing…
Thanks Mr. Met!
I just saw one of these on a menu about town - agree it seems unusual!
I forgot which wine, coz each time when i drink, on a next day i can forget what was yeasterday.
We had dinner with some friends at Bloom in Verona NJ last night and they brought some excellent wines with them; a 1998 Silver Oak cabernet and a 2009 Ridge Dynamite Hill petite Sirah. We brought an excellent Châteauneuf Du Pape and a red blend that were previously mentioned in earlier posts.
I had Mollydooker The Boxer shiraz tonight. It went great with beautifully charred grilled loin cut lamp chops in a confit garlic rosemary jus, and farro that we had at Cafe Panache in Ramsey, NJ.
I fold . Lol . Great
One of my favorite Pinots. Had it with grass fed filets, stewed green beans, and toasted baguette. Seemed fitting that we watched Grand Cru while eating.
I’m not usually a fan, but this Petit Sirah was pretty good. Came in a wine club shipment. Rich, deep dark fruit, with a hint of smoke.