An anti pasta night matched with Puiatti’s Ribolla 2019 and the Rioja made by La Rioja Alta for TWS.
The Ribolla Gialla: Very pale, almost colourless. Hints of green. Perfumed nose. Greengage, pear drops, apple. Herbaceous notes. Medium plus palate. Rose, apricot, peach and ripe pear. Lovely buttery notes. Medium finish.
The Rioja: Red centre, red rim with signs of amber. Intense nose. Rich vanilla and chocolate. Cedar. Ripe black plum. Brambles. Medium plus palate. Ripe tannins and balancing acidity. Ripe, cedar fruit. Brambles, raspberry and strawberry. Vanilla. Long finish.