NY Wine Salon is proud to present a cinematic taste of Portugal. In Brooklyn. Filmmaker Ken Payton, known for his in-depth and incisive blog Reign of Terroir, will screen his documentary film AÇORES: FROM LAVA TO WINE. Ken Payton will be on hand for this one-hour screening, preceded by a reception of sympatico food and wine, provided by both the filmmaker and Esporão. Don’t miss this New York debut of one of wine’s most authentic voices.
Age becomes beauty
Written by Richard Vayda Wednesday, 28 September 2011 23:32
Trimbach 2001 Pinot Gris, “Réserve Personnelle,” Alsace, France (13%)
$43 at Park Avenue Liquor Shop
So sad that there is so much lackluster Pinot Grigio out there; in the right hands it can be memorable. I recently re-encountered this lovely Pinot Gris from the long-running family of winemakers, Trimbach. This golden-edged, bottle-aged gem smells of rich pear, apple and apricot. It gently coats the tongue offering some earthiness, but still has a surprising, soft-peaked acidity. Perfect for rich seafood or roasted veal with a mushroom jus.