Cod and prawn Thai green curry for us tonight. I thought long and hard about whether to drink beer or wine, but in the end my desire for wine won out.
Rolly Gassmann Gewurtztraminer Oberer Weingarten 2016. Wine and spicy food is always a bit of a conundrum - sure, the heat means that you perhaps don’t get as much out of the wine; on the other hand, this wine actually made a great accompaniment to the food, which is surely what matters in the end. And then, we still have half the bottle left to enjoy in front of the telly. Characteristic Rolly Gassmann sweetness and fruitiness to withstand the spices; lychees, passion fruit, pineapple and a seasoning of rose petals; Oberer Weingarten always has the acidity to bring it back to balance; and a lightly peppered long finish. Mmmm