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A FOODLESS WINE FEAST OF PENFOLDS #MWWC5
No greater feast of wine befits this Monthly Wine Writing Challenge (MWWC5):
It is 7:48 am. I should be in bed. Instead, work has me walking into a conference room. No one told me why. My waxen eyes fall on some bottles:
“Hmm, eight Penfolds for breakfast. Nothing like big, Australian reds instead of waffles. Sorry liver.”
But beyond this glass regiment, at the table’s end, sits a decanter and a bottle.
Grange. Bin 95. 2008.
But before Penfolds’ big turkey, an hour of lecture drags on like the NFL Pre-Game Show: informative but missing the point of turkey day. Finally, the feast begins with “appetizers”: Continue reading
Posted in EMPTIED BOTTLES, Red, Syrah Tagged 2008, Australia, Bin 407, Bin 707, Bin 95, Cabernet Sauvignon, Corn Bread, cranberry sauce, gluhwein, Grange, NFL, NFL pregame show, Oak, Penfold, Penfolds, rwt, Shiraz, South Australia, St Henri, Syrah, Thanksgiving, turkey, wine, Wine Advocate, Wine Spectator 13 Comments
Grenache Blend, Cuvée de Peña, V.d.P. Pyrénées-Orientales FR 2008 3L
While I wait for my wine to age in tank, it’s time to consider the world of boxes. While I recorded this, I found that Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate newsletter gave Cuvée de Peña’s 2009 Red a 90 point score … Continue reading
Posted in EMPTIED BOTTLES, Grenache Blend, Red, TOOLS TOYS & TIPS Tagged 3 litres, bag in box, box wine, Catalan, cuvee de pena, French wine, Poussez ici, Pyrénées-Orientales, Pyrenees, Robert Parker, Spain, Wine Advocate 1 Comment