I know this post is a little late (okay, maybe not so little considering it’s Thursday morning :-)) but it’s still Wednesday somewhere in the world. Can we pretend we’re in that part of the world? 🙂
My friend Anna and I, and approximately 30 other fabulous residents of Kampala spent our #WineWednesday sampling (read:tasting) wines from Mythos Greek Taverna’s October Wine Catalog.
Our host, Mike (from African Wine Traders), took us through the tasting, explaining the history of each wine; where it was made, which notes to look out for etc. It was an informal tasting and everyone chatted with the person/people next to them while they enjoyed the wine and the bread, grapes, ham and cheese that was provided to snack on. That cheese was absolutely amazing by the way! I wonder where they got it from.
We tasted five different wines -starting with a light Sauvignon Blanc and slowly progressing to the heavier reds.
The ones that stood out for me were the Guardian Peak Sauvignon Blanc (2013) which is light and fruity with a crisp finish and the Guardian Peak Frontier (2011) which is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Merlot. It’s not a bottle I’d have chosen off the shelf but I was very pleasantly surprised by the result of the combination of the three grape varietals. A rather interesting drinking experience. If you’re into red wine, you need to try this one.
It was a lovely evening, overall. Really looking forward to the next one (next month).
Ps. Shown below are all the bottles we tasted last night.
I hope you all enjoyed your Wine Wednesday!