Now it is here! World famous Chateauneuf du pape by Clos des Papes. Elegant, full body and powerfull wines from vintage 2016 and small amount of vintage 2013. Jeb Dunnuck ( ex-reviewer form Robert Parker) who is a Rhône expert scored 100 points for 2016 vintage. Make a comparison with mature wine from vintage 2013 and yet young and powerful
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Today two new wines started to be on sale Alko´s web shop. Paul Blanck Pinot Gris Patergarten and Paul Blanck Auxerrois Vieilles Vignes. Botth wines are perfect food pairing wines for example with roasted chicken. Go to Alko´s web shop here
First 9 wines are on sale in Alko´s webshop now. More to come on Monday 8.7.2019 Check available wines from here
Finally WineConnection Finland having now business ID
Saturday evening home meal this time: Spring lamb with excellent Pintia 2010 from Toro Spain. this Tempranillo came with 15% alcohol so it was a bit strong to spring lamb even wine was mature already. Cheeses and Clemens Busch Marienbourg Spätlese Gold capsule 2011 where acidity and exotic fruits. – Markus Laukkanen
It is D-day and all visits has been set up. There will be visits at Barbaresco, Barolo, Valpolicella and Soave. wBlogs will follow.
Nice to be at vacation, boat cruising at Järvisydän and with Jacquert rose of course! –Markus
Veal entrecôte with a excellent bottle of Pardas Roja 2011 from weinbastion, my favorite wine shop. Light body with a lot of red berries fits beautifully to the light meet as veal is, wine contains still a punch of tannins which works with fat in entrecôte cut. Sumoll variety is was not familiar to me but this works well. This