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Dec 16, 2007 05:51 AM

Food pairings...little help?

Just received a VERY nice bottle (1990, we're a bit overwhelmed) of Pauilliac and would love ideas on some creative main courses for pairing. Everyone I talk to mentions leg of lamb, but unfortunately my better half hasn't eaten lamb in 15 years. Really would love any and all thoughts. Perhaps we just drink it standalone?

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  1. What about a very ripe and strong blue or goat cheese and some fruit or roast chicken, pork loin, game birds, veal or prosciutto or honey glazed ham? I do not know a lot about pairing food with wine, but I like to marinate my meat in the wine and I find that pairs the two of them pretty well Just pour a big splash of it in the food it will work :o)