I’d tried a different vintage of this wine last year, and I’d liked it. This year the label had undergone a serious facelift. Instead of a stylised greyscale image of the mountains of Chile, and some old style typeface it gets a giant image of what seems to be an Easter Island Moai statue. Whilst… Read More »
This Chilean wine came in a big heavy bottle, the broad shouldered type favoured by Californian winemakers. I did double check it wasn’t a Californian wine based on bottle shape and weight alone. It’s not. It’s a Chilean wine made by a French winemaker. This Cabernet Sauvignon comes from the Cachapoal Valley south of Santiago. … Read More »
Some wines taste great with a delicious seafood risotto. Some wines are better suited to being in the risotto. It’s not worth paying £9-11 for the latter.
Angel’s have a pretty good life, floating around on clouds, snacking on ambrosia, playing harps, generally living large in a relaxed kind of way. The outfits are a little out there but otherwise it’s a good life. Lot’s of distillers refer to the evaporation of their product during the aging process as ‘the angel’s share’.… Read More »
Yesterday was a good day, City made it past Milwall to the 5th round of the FA Cup and Havant & Waterlooville put up a fine performance against Liverpool to keep cup neutrals everywhere happy. We had a Tabali Reserva Especial 2004 Chardonnay from Limau Valley in Chile, which kept the good mood rolling. It… Read More »