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TN: Pichon Lalande, Chevillon, Pierre Peters, JPBrun, Bedrock, etc
Roast chicken with root vegetables (sweet potato, carrot, radish) and farro with chard 2002 Chevlllon ?Les Chaignots? Nuits St George Tangy black raspberry, citrus zest, grilled meat. Full and fleshy ...
8 months ago
 
TN: The 1989 Huet lineup
While we were waiting we enjoyed the Eric Nicolas Les P?tits Velos - apparently Domaine de Belliviere?s first petillant, with fruit from the hail-hit 2013 vintage. I feel badly for growers in years li...
8 months ago
 
Lynch Moussas
Crumbed chicken breasts stuffed with brie and tarragon, roast squash and potato, green beans. 1996 Lynch Moussas, Pauillac 12.5% alc Light red noticeably bricked, plum/currant, wood, tomato leaf, wood...
8 months ago 1
 
TN: Bdx group does LMHB at Bobby Van's
A smaller contingent of our Bordeaux group than usual gathered at Bobby Van?s in Midtown East for a dinner with some La Mission Haut Brion Tuesday. Chartogne-Taillet ?Heurtebise? This is Blanc de Blan...
8 months ago
 
TN: wines on Patio- Palette, Burg, Mosel, Bdx, Loire, Kent, CA, more
Earlier in week Betsy had made an Ottolenghi recipe for chicken schnitzel, she had left behind some extra crust mixture (panko, black and white sesame, sunflower seed) which I used Friday on some red ...
8 months ago
 
TN: Labor Day weekend - Bdx, Cali, Loire, Alsace, etc
Thursday I went to a friend?s birthday party, a nice gathering on their patio on a perfect night, they served mussels, stuffed mushrooms, zucchini ?pasta?, kale salad, and more 2018 Commanderie de la ...
8 months ago
 
'95 Terraces
Spicy meatballs in tomato/onion sauce, potato mash and green beans. 1995 Esk Valley Terraces. Hawkes Bay; Merlot, Malbec, Cab Franc 13.5% Cork closure. Dark black, darker with time in decanter, nondes...
8 months ago 2
 
TN: Rioja, Albarino, and Champagne with great tapas
Betsy and I met Mark and Nancy last night for dinner at Ibiza in Chappaqua. And I was glad we did- great company, great wine, great food. We basically put ourselves in the owner?s (Ignacio) hands and ...
9 months ago
 
Ata Rangi
So, after babbling about Pinot and Ata Rangi, pulled last bottle of 2008 vintage from cellar. With rosemary and garlic seasoning, roast lamb, potato, butternut and broccoli. Apple crumble dessert foll...
9 months ago 3
 
TN: Pomerol, CdBeaune, Provence, Sancerre
Saturday I had a few friends over, we started with pate, headcheese, and smoked bluefish , followed by grilled squid with shiso. Then steak, elotes, panzanella, goat cheese stuffed peppers 2018 Hippol...
9 months ago
 
TN: 1977 California Cabernets at MP Taverna in Irvington
We had openers of tzatziki , eggplant puree, & chickpea puree. Then they brought out Herbert the suckling pig, and the chef Michael Psilakis described the various ways he would send the pig out. While...
9 months ago 5
 
wine 'o week
1999 Palliser Estate Pinot Noir, Martinborough, 14% ( bark closure) Black-red, dark for PN, nothing on the nose. Palate of malt, plum, earth not really of interest. Alive and drinkable but easily forg...
9 months ago 4
 
TN: '88 Burgs, '76 Graves, '01 MSR, '10 Sancerre
His cousin and her boyfriend were in town for a wedding, so Sunday Betsy?s sister and BIL hosted a family luncheon party. Smoked bluefish canapes, smoked duck breast, salumi, roasted peppers to start,...
9 months ago
 
TN: Chillable reds
The new Rob was hosting our local wine group, he?s one town up so we gathered an Ubered up to his home. Nice evening on deck, with lots of food- Fred?s pate with Rob?s homemade bread, a nice grilled p...
9 months ago
 
TN: 2 Trimbach CFE, Baudry rose, Lafleur-Gazin (Pomerol)
Finally a Wednesday where the rain held off. We went to park concert to meet friends bearing smoked duck, smoked bluefish, and a delicious chicken/mango/soba salad 2018 Baudry Chinon rose Pale, sweet ...
9 months ago