Wine ( Devoted to the discussion of wine and wine-related topics. A place to read and comment about wines, wine and food matching, storage systems, wine paraphernalia, etc. In general, any topic related to wine is valid fodder for the group.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)   Report Post  
Old 31-03-2004, 02:44 PM
Dale Williams
Posts: n/a
Default TN: Italian winner, Italian loser

Monday we had lemon chicken, in a recipe where the potatoes are roasted then
spend last 15 minutes in which the chicken's lemony broth. Good match with the
2002 Bruno Giacosa Roero Arneis. Fresh clean white fruit with a lemony zing,
balanced acidity and a nice clean fruit finish. B+

Betsy is truly a great wife. Though she had a rehearsal and a performance
Tuesday and wouldn't be home for dinner, she made David & I an absolutely
delicious slow-cooked veal Bolognese sauce, which I served on pasta along with
braised escarole and salad. I opened the 1999 Villa Puccini Toscana Rosso. In a
word, yuck. 90% Sangiovese/10% Merlot. Sweet red plum fruit totally overpowered
by heavily-toasted oak flavors. Short finish. Low -acid, I can't get past the
over-oaking. Other generic Toscano reds like Monte Antico or Antinori Santa
Christina offer better value in the $8 range. C

Grade disclaimer: I'm a very easy grader, basically A is an excellent wine, B
a good wine, C mediocre. Anything below C means I wouldn't drink at a party
where it was only choice.

Dale Williams
Drop "damnspam" to reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules

Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Italian Cooking Classes.(italian cooking) [email protected] Vegan 0 29-03-2008 06:03 PM
Italian Cooking Classes.(italian cooking) [email protected] Mexican Cooking 0 29-03-2008 05:56 PM
A gay which write in italian or english about italian wine roby[_2_] Wine 9 05-03-2007 09:43 PM
Italian Meatloaf (Uses Italian Sausage) Michele Recipes (moderated) 0 10-07-2006 02:12 PM
REQ: Panforte (Italian fruitcake) and other Italian Holiday goodies anna maria General Cooking 1 01-12-2003 03:09 PM

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:34 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2022
The comments are property of their posters.

About Us

"It's about Food and drink"


Copyright © 2017