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Tonight: #TWSTaste FW Autumn oddities [Thursday 10th October 8-9pm]

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#121

It does not seem that acidic to me compared with some other whites. Has an unusual taste and after taste and not much sweetness


#122

Its basically IPA poured over tart cooking apples. Very zingy with a slight spritz, lemon rind on the finish


#123

The fruit is almost stewed and the yeastiness lingers


#124

Almost like a grapefruit juice that’s got some pith in it too… Sharp, clean, not very long.


#125

I decanted ours and there was some sediments and a slight spritz. I had stood the bottle up for a couple of days as recommended


#126

Not saying thats a bad thing…


#127

Or fermented even…:wink::smile:


#128

We are getting used to it now. If it is evolving it might be good to try again in a few months!


#129

Bullseye! Think this is such a great description!


#130

I am finding it acidic but flat at the same time. Opinions are divided here - it is growing on some but not others


#131

Dry, high acid — quite tart for 100% MLF. Very textured & a bit drying. Lemon juice, grapefruit bitterness, but with some aromatic peaches & tangerines underneath, floral, spice — cinnamon, ginger. Saline. fairly long.

The second glass smells & tastes completely different…


#132

The acidity and freshness is really working with pizza!!


#133

Mrs CC: should have had some with our pizza earlier.


#134

We cheated and had some of the red with our pizza


#135

Good aperitif wine on a hot day, perhaps? Drink with a watercress and grapefruit salad??


#136

Definitely. The winemaker Sergio doesn’t mess around when describing his wines - a quality I admire very much (his assessment of how his 2018s have improved on his 2017s skipped the miracle vintage bit and focused more on how he ‘messed far less stuff up’, for example); and I got the sense he was genuinely quite excited to see where this wine goes


#137

Great shout! Speaking of which - anyone else feel like suggesting a food match for this? It’s not bad with mac and cheese either…


#138

Great to hear, I would love to taste this again in say 6 months and see what its like then.


#139

I went all fancy with artichoke pizza and it’s a great combination


#140

YES! This sounds perfect.