Barcelona Spain ’12

March 8, 2012

In preparation for our upcoming trip to Barcelona, we visit the Que Syrah wine bar, West Portal neighborhood, San Francisco. The day of the solar flares and the the night of the full moon …

Spanish wine tasting and Pinxtos tapas pairing tonight. Let’s see what we had~

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Guindilla peppers, anchovy, and olive “lollipop” (Gildas) <<>> Paired with Aneztoi 2010 Getarioko Txakolina (pronouned “Chokolinya”)

Crab and Prawn <<>>  Paired with A Coroa 2010 Godello, Valdeorras, Galicia

Salmon, honey, and blood orange balsamic  <<>>Paired with Guitterrez Colosia Olorosso Sherry, “Sangre y Trabajadero”  {The history of sherry is writ large. The ancient Phoenician and Roman amphora all point to an almost prehistoric interest in this most fortified of wines.}

Mushroom, Jamon Serrano, and Manchego <<>>Paired with Amizade 2010 Mencia, Monterrei

Balsamic onion and Picon blue cheese <<>> Vina Sastre 2009 Tinto, Ribera del Duero

About Joy Hendrickson

I am an adherent of the theory that we don't know what we don't know. I enjoy all things literary, visual, mysterious, and just beyond our grasp.
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