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September Tasting: #TWSTaste - Portugal: Classic v Quirky

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#221

I can see this going very well with Brebis. Not something I see often over here.


#222

when Queenie comes to visit…


#223

Mrs CC: tried it with a couple of my usual cheeses (as before) and doesn’t really go with any of them. On the other hand a beef stew, like a good chilli (with choc as Inbar says) would be great.


#224

didn’t think those plates had had shepherd’s pie on them! unless you’d both been licking the plate clean!


#225

What we’ve got here is a winter wine and a summer wine side by side.

Which is fine because it’s autumn…!


#226

Wishing I had a plate of chilli now! :yum:

Marks out of 10 for the red, guys? :slight_smile:


#227

Spot on, as always, @Herbster!! :wink:


#228

Yes this is a good winter warming wine.


#229

7 from Mrs G. 8 from me.


#230

I shall now go and open the white…


#231

out of synch but evidence that there definitely was shepherds pie as well


#232

I’d serve it with a nice warming casserole, any simple hearty stuff would be fine. This wine is what I’d call pleasingly rustic! Whilst not particularly complex or particularly long its something I’d always be happy to drink.

Venison is another thought (from my lifelong veggie partner) and I’d agree!

Not something I’d have bought without being prompted by this tasting , but this is right up my street!


#233

Mr Johnson is refusing to play “Robert Parker” apparently! Well, from what I gathered it’s an 8 again! I can live with that! :smiley:


#234

I’ll go 6. I think it would be good mulled.


#235

Doesn’t go with the lentil cobbler. Kills all the fruit


#236

There is a smoothness to this red even though it is so strong


#237

5, 7, 7. good effort and value, just a tad out of balance


#238

We think the nose brings it up to an 8.


#239

a bit too sharp for me so it’s a 7 from here


#240