2009 "Sincerely" Sauv Blanc - Printable Version
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- Kcwhippet - 06-19-2011 07:37 PM
Judy and I went up to Nashua, NH yesterday to take my daughter, and SIL, out for dinner in honor of her surviving to 40 yo. Judy had a filet and a bottle of Cab. Daughter and SIL had other stuff with some strange Sangria concoction. Now for my dishes - for the app I had Escargot Bourgogne with a saffron, garlic cream sauce over puff pastry. Entree was Carmelized Sea Scallops over lobster risotto with a sweet orange gastrique. Paired with my meal, I chose a Neil Ellis Sauv Blanc from South Africa (sorry Verne). It's called Sincerely as a take off on Sancerre which it closely resembles. Nice wine that went very well with my meal, but I sure did hate paying restaurant prices!!!
- hotwine - 06-20-2011 03:19 AM
Sounds mighty nice, Bob! Escargots are right up there among my fav little critters! Used to buy cans of 'em at the French commissary in K-town..... seems like there were six dozen to the can. We'd prepare them in garlic butter and devour them all in one sitting, with a loaf of fresh French bread, chunk of Dutch cheese and a bit of salami with a $3 bottle of French red. That's still a celebratory meal for us, with Champagne. Yumsville!