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#TWSTaste - Wine Champs

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#161

This is really nice, rounded yet grippy, iron fist in a velvet glove stuff. Lovely long aftertaste, loads of dark fruity richness, delicious.


#162

Just having some strawberries with the red - nice. No extras just strawberries. Good match for me.


#163

I’m loving it with cheese and charcuterie - reckon it would be a really nice pizza wine too - and maybe an Italian-style stew? Anyone else?


#164

Mrs CroquetChris: good with strong cheddar, not so good with Wensleydale & cranberries, but really not great with stilton.


#165

This is really difficult! They are such different wines! It’s like comparing… erm… apples and oragnes! I’d give the Valpolicella 9/10 also, so this leaves me with a tie… not unlike this game…
I’ll have to have a think in the corner… :thinking:


#166

It’s a solid 8/10


#167

…nor blue shropshire


#168

Agreed it would be great with Pizza.


#169

Again a 9/10. It would best suit lighter food,working well with full blown salad and oily fish. Has the personality to shine through, but would be spoiled and swamped by spicy food.
Excellent value.


#170

Last time we drank it with food, we had it with venison pasta (venison sausages fried and cooked in a tomato sauce with pasta)…


#171

Shropshire Blue is made in Stilton country with added carotene


#172

9/10 for me.
Again a good value wine


#173

For me another solid 8/10. Good quality wine with a smooth, long finish


#174

I’m giving it 9/10 too - slightly edged it over the gruner for me. Love the idea of venison pasta, @inbar!


#175

Had this with chicken & chorizo pasta. Perfick with some spiciness.


#176

Try black pepper on the strawberries.


#177

An alternative to the footie torture, but with no less tension is the Nadal - Del Potro match, now in its 5th set and all equal. Over 4 hours 40mins on court now…

Love the fruity, spice flavours of this Ripasso and the well integrated tannins - perfect with some hard cheese or even by itself.


#178

Or rabbit ragu too


#179

Its working well with goats cheese Brie here. Voting average is 8/10


#180

I’d say 8 for both