Classic Brodeau-style wine in the PM and a wonderful omelet in the AM. What more could a person ask for? Of course, there’s lots more in between but with a beginning like that and an end like this, who needs more? Still no iPhoto so I’ll have to insert the pictures after the posting. In the meantime, I’ll use what I can from the web.
But I cannot wait to tell you what a wonderful wine this 2007 Yiron is. It is the “flagship” wine of the Galil Mountain Winery and it deserves every accolade I can use. It is a blend of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot and 7% Syrah. Incidentally, it accompanied our dinner of spicy creole soy (OK, you can use meat if you want) with coconut on a bed of rice, mashed sweet potatoes, and corn on the cob.
This wine has such a deep and dark color so as to be aptly described as basaltic. Can the color of the wine be derived from the soil in which it is grown? The bouquet that graces your olfactory sense is of deep dark red roses with a bit of honeysuckle and is full bodied in the mouth. The tastes that grace your entire head are from a rich spicy Italian tomato sauce and beef bourguignon. There is a hint of melon in the remains after swallowing before the training off of the long lasting finish of smoky caramel.
So now let us turn back the clock to the morning. I awoke thinking about what kind of omelet to prepare today. I was at a loss until I thought of dinner last night when we cooked pan fried breaded zucchini and onions. It was so good that I thought of other fried vegetable combinations to insert into the pocket of the omelet. And then it came to me — grate some onions and thinly slice quartered onions for the veggie fry (no breading) AND for the piece de resistance, stribble some tahina on the vegetables. At every step of the preparation I assiduously snapped photographs, which I hope to some day be able to insert into this post. And now they are ready — to view them, click here. Stir, snap. Flip, snap. And so it went until the finish. I simultaneously completed final stages of the production of cold brewed Highlander flavored coffee. Then I kicked up my feet and stretched out on the couch while setting the television to watch a movie. Ahhhhhh, this is the life. Wishing you a wonderful israelwinetasting experience.