jamie goode's wine blog: What have you done to my dog? And a good Valpol

Saturday, July 04, 2009

What have you done to my dog? And a good Valpol

Rosie went to the dog groomers yesterday. 2 hours and 36 later she came out. But with some bizarre 80s haircut. She now looks really stupid. Maybe we will get used to it. Above is a before and after shot.

Very nice Valpolicella this lunch time - chilled lightly, it's a delicate, beguiling red. Shame it's not a few quid cheaper, which would bring it into everyday drinking territory, but it's a perfect wine for summer.

Guerrieri Rizzardi Valpolicella Classico 2008 Italy
A blend of Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara and Merlot. Lovely elegant, fresh, sappy sweet cherry fruit is the theme here: it's light but has nice presence to it, with some sweetness to the fruit and also an attractive spicy, minerally bite. This is really alive, with some elegance and complexity - it's just so natural-tasting and joyful. 12% alcohol. 90/100 (12.99 Longford Wines)

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At 2:31 PM, Blogger Justin Roberts said...

I have to agree. The rasta dreads were much better. I wonder if anyone at the doggy salon reads your blog?

At 7:00 PM, Blogger Dan McGrew said...

Poor Rosie's head looks like a very large Dandy Dinmont Terrier now. Fortunately it will grow back.

At 4:16 PM, Anonymous Bryony Wright said...

Jamie - I remember us discussing haircuts at length last wednesday - do you go to the same hairdressers as Rosie??

At 3:58 AM, Blogger Vinogirl said...

I think RTL probably appreciated the new 'do' with all the heat you have been having.

At 9:40 PM, Blogger Warren EDWARDES said...

Are you looking for another set of offspring?


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