Plato cooked a meal of caprese salad, risotto and veal with blueberry sauce for our usual dinner group on Tuesday September 16, 2008.
Caprese- just tomatoes mozzarella olive oil and salt and basil.
Risotto excellent citrusy flavors.
Plato, ian, diana, ben and alissa were all in attendance
I also reviewed the wines that we tasted that night… I basically just compared them against each other.‚ Click read more if you are interested to see what I thought of them.‚ Might be boring though.
Chateau de Bellevue – appellation Anjou controlee. Deep spicy wine. Bold. Ian said he tasted raspberry. Ian 5. Joel 5.
Koonunga hill- Shiraz Cabernet. South Australia. 2006. Bright. Smooth. Very tasty. Joel 8.
Chinook – Cabernet franc – Yakima valley. Acidic. Joel 4. Would go best with a steak. Heavy wine.
Ohitza irouleguy 2005 very spicy. Almost tangy Joel 6.
Chateau gigault. Premieres cotes de blaye. 2005. Mild and smooth. Complex. Joel 8.5.
Trellis- Cabernet Sauvignon- 2005 sonoma county. Too dark labeling. Sweet. Very tasty. Well balanced. 9. Best wine of the night. May not be a true 9 but best of the 7 we had.
Hrm Rex Goliath! Giant 47 pound rooster. California merlot. Giant cock backstory. Super sweet merlot. Decent quality. 6 Joel. “his royal majesty”.