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What to use for Port wine with a lamb dish

Dio di Romanese Apr 18, 2007 08:24 AM

any recs? Could I use vin santo or sherry?

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  1. maria lorraine Apr 19, 2007 03:25 AM

    In this braised lamb dish, an inexpensive ruby port is called for. Look for a something
    like Sandeman's and you'll be fine. An opened bottle keeps for quite a while, so
    serve it for dessert with some blue cheese (Stilton is the classic) and toasted walnuts, or with some chocolate-covered (or cocoa-dusted) almonds.

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      Kagey Apr 19, 2007 03:07 AM

      I'd use marsala.

      1. pikawicca Apr 18, 2007 01:25 PM

        Why not just buy a bottle of Port to keep for cooking? It seems to last forever.

        1. MMRuth Apr 18, 2007 11:05 AM

          I'd use red wine before I used vin santo or sherry.

          1. celeste Apr 18, 2007 10:17 AM

            I would use Ruby Port which you can get at a good grocery store.

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