Saturday, July 9, 2011


 POP QUIZ:....what can be better....than a birthday dinner (for my son in law and me) at Geoffrey's in Malibu....with the sun setting overlooking the Pacific Blue....and the crescent moon overhead?  
ANSWER:  Not much...when it's a great dinner with my bride, daughter, son in law, son, favorite mother in law and two of our other closest friends:  Russel Bevan's Unbelievably aromatic and tasty 2008 Ontogeny (Oh My...a Bordeaux blend that just is incredibly layered, complex, flavorful sexy and seductive...with a finish that goes on and on....followed by Eric Jensens hit you in the face, smash mouth 2008 Fracture...which certainly didn't fracture anything...but brought the entire meal and evening to a wonderful climax.  A 100% Paso Syrah that is the 4th of July fireworks extravaganza going off in your mouth!  Of course, both accompanied by incomparable food that complimented both wines sooooo well---or---foods that complimented the wines.......(and the paella.....with the Syrah....paradise found).  Two exquisite 97 pointers.... good.

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