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Holiday Port Tasting

  • Nov 28, 2012 · 7:00 PM
  • Mike Blake

 

This month we are going to be doing a Port tasting.

- Vinho Verde greeting wine

- Quinta Do Noval Black (dark chocolate)

- Warre's Warrior Port Reserve 2008 (farmhouse Cheddar or Red Leicester. A rich chocolate pot, or chocolate brownie accompanied with some red berries

- Warre's Late Bottled Vintage 2001 (cheeses such as Stilton, Cashel Blue, Roquefort, Gorgonzola and Saint Agur Blue, or hot chocolate fondant with ice cream or chocolate cake with a raspberry sauce, and nuts.)

- Taylor Fladgate 10 Year Tawny Port (hard, nutty cheese or a pudding such as apple pie, tarte tatin, baked figs, orange tart, (leave the peel on some of the orange) caramel tart, or cooked strawberries with pepper.).

- Taylor Fladgate 20 Year Tawny Port (crème brûlée, honey and almond cake and cheeses such as Parmesan and Manchego.)

- Ramos Pinto 30 Years Tawny Port (according to Taylor Fladgate this doesn't need anything)

- Special wine ~$20

Total $240- about $13-$14/person

 

http://allrecipes.com/howto/all-about-port/

http://taylor.pt/en/enjoy-port-wine/pairing-port-food/

http://pairingswineandfood.wordpress.com/2011/02/11/port-and-food-pairings/

http://www.thevintageportacademy.com/static/46_10_-_Port_and_Food_pairing_.pdf


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  • Mike B.

    Excellent. Nice selection of ports. There are so many styles of Ports, this was a start to a great sampling.

    November 29, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    The port tasting was great. It was educational and fun.

    November 29, 2012

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