The sultry day turned into a pleasurable evening. After cooling off with a swim, I noticed that it was getting close to cocktail hour.
So a nicely chilled Pierre Matrot 2007 Meursault-Charmes 1st Cru was opened. This lovely white Burgundy had a faint aroma of honeysuckle and apple butter. The color was a rich golden yellow. I tasted baked apple, hazelnuts and chalk with a pleasant buttery finish. The wine carried over into dinner and went well with the filet of sole, roasted brussel sprouts and tortellini.
I ended the evening with a little sip of Fonseca Port. Ahhh…