I’ve just chosen the wines for this weekend, so let me kick this one off.
Fish on Friday and chicken goujons (supermarket replacement delivery) on Saturday with these wines.
The Waitrose one is a substitute from what was ordered and I wouldn’t have picked it myself as it’s anonymous & bulk-shipped, but since Waitrose have put their name on it, I should get through today without being poisoned.
2019 Waitrose Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand, Marlborough)
I posted a link to Fairview’s Goat Tower live- cam earlier today. This wine is from their Broken Barrel series, a different - one only - blend, after which the barrel is broken! 2017 vintage is a blend of Pinotage and Petite Sirah (aka Durif) and the two people responsible for them are pictured on the label - Abraham I Perold and Francois Durif.
2017 Fairview Broken Barrel (South Africa, Paarl)
For Sunday we have roast beef and all the trimmings - including plenty of carrots as we got three large bags of them when Mrs M thought she’d ordered just 3 single carrots.
The aperitif is
2015 Gratien & Meyer Crémant de Loire The Society’s Celebration (France, Crémant de Loire)
and after Joel Peterson’s super Zoom Zinfandel Society masterclass this week I wanted a Zin, but as I have (currently) only one Once & Future Zin, I am having his son Morgan’s
2015 Bedrock Wine Co. Zinfandel Old Vine (USA, California) also from TWS.