This was a regatta weekend, meaning that it was low on wine, even though none of us actually ended up racing, due to high wind conditions on both Saturday and Sunday. (Having actually started out and road in that water, I can report that they definitely made the right call.)

However, Saturday evening on the lake just wouldn’t be right without wine, so we did have just a little bit Saturday night with our food.

4/16/2016
Cherry Hill
2013, Pinot Noir
Eola-Amity Hills, OR
Bought at Costco
With salad and various grilled skewered stuff. Cherry flavors in front with an earthy finish.
Paula: 3.0 Ted 2.8 Our friend Rebecca: 2.8

Even when you don’t race, regatta weekends are still very tiring (I logged 21000 steps on my tracker, over twice my daily goal and a new personal record) so the wine we had back home in Hillsboro Sunday night was well deserved. We didn’t actually have it with dinner, after deciding to have waffles – haven’t figured out what a good wine pairing for waffles would be, given that we don’t tend to like dessert wines.

4/17/2016
Sokol Blosser
2015, rose of Pinot noir
Bought at the winery on our Dundee trip
On its own, without food
Like in flavor, peach in color. A bit tangy in the middle, with a hint of grapefruit and rhubarb syrup (I made some last year which is how we know that last bit). Not much finish.
Paula: 3.5 (would be just right on a hot afternoon) Ted: 2.9

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