A nice selection of post-xmas wines to start the year off nicely.  I chose some pretty full-on recipes to give the wines a real flavour-match test.  Interesting results:

1)Colchagua Estate, ( Sauvignon Blanc), Vina Sutil,  Curico Valley, Chile, 2011 MYR44

2) Guest White Wine, ( Private Bin Riesling), Villa Maria, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2011

3) Domaine de la Chanaise, (Chardonnay), Dominique Piron, Beaujolais (Blanc) AOC, France, 2009, MYR75

4)Pillar Box Red, (Shiraz/Cabernet/Merlot), Henry’s Drive,  Padthaway, South  Australia, 2008, MYR72

5) Amisfield, (Pinot Noir), Central Otago, New Zealand, 2008, MYR145

6)Epsilon, (Shiraz), Massena,  Barossa Valley, South  Australia, 2010, MYR84

Food and Wine Matching:

Asparagus & Pea Soup
Balsamic Mushrooms with Gorgonzola on Bruschetta
Anglo-Asian Lamb Salad

 

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