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WTN: Crab Cakes and Rose

by James Roscoe » Sun Jul 09, 2006 8:42 pm

Chateau De Nages Costieres de Nimes Reserve 2005 Rose Rhone Wine
Great rasberry nose that follows through to the palate. There are also notes of cranberry and orange peel as well as lots of excellent acidity backing the whole truckload. It sold for $7.99 at my local BAWS. I would buy it again at that price or more. It made an excellent match to my wife's Maryland crab cakes. I can still taste them as I type this note. The fresh green beans, tomatoes and crusty bread with olive oil made for an excellent way to celebrate a great summer evening.
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Re: WTN:Crab Cakes and Rose

by John Treder » Sun Jul 09, 2006 11:35 pm

Now that sounds good! Crab cakes are about the only thing I miss from my time in the Army in Maryland, 40+ years ago.
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Re: WTN:Crab Cakes and Rose

by James Roscoe » Sun Jul 09, 2006 11:38 pm

Where were you stationed? What about the Natty Bo beer?
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Re: WTN:Crab Cakes and Rose

by John Treder » Mon Jul 10, 2006 1:22 pm

I was stationed at Edgewood Arsenal, near Bel Air.

I'd hate to say how many Natty Bo bottles got lined up in the middle of a table now and again!

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