This blog is a record of the wine that I make and drink. Each flavour made and each bottle drunk will appear here. You may come to the conclusion that, on the whole, I should be drinking less.

Tuesday 24 July 2012

Elderberry Wine - 14th Bottle (C5), 19th-20th July 2012

Other than a glass snaffled by Claire on Thursday whilst I was in Ilkley playing quintets, this was an archetypal Friday night bottle. It has been a busy week, which means having a lazy Friday night, eating take-out curry and watching Midsomer Murders on DVD is an absolute pleasure. The elderberry wine merely added to this, and is a good flavour for curry:its sweet, metallic flavour holds its own against the richness and spiceness of Indian food. I am now, of course, sleepy and full. Perhaps the large glass of port was a mistake.

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