I had a pleasant dinner at home . Dogmama made some interesting dishes for dinner and I pop opened a 94 Burgundy white to pair with her food.
Chateau de Villars Fontaine Les Jiromees 1994@60SGD: Nose shows an strong oak presence, minerals and slight butter. A tad over oaked i would say. Mouthfeel was clean as you would expect from a burg white. However, it finish with some pucky bitter note. This is not exactly a value buy at 60sgd.
Following are assorted dishes we had:
Braised Mushroom and chicken feet: The chicken feet could benefit from further time in the pot to make it into gelatin like.
Teochew Style Steam Fish: Succulent and sweet, pairing well with the tangy salted vege. This is what you get from freshly caught seawater fish from Port Sepetang. A privilege of the village boy!
Fermented Black Bean with pork ribs: Fantastico! Chucky black beans drenched in fermented blackbeans, garlic, chilli slices. Juicy and flavourful…
Fried Selar: Simple dish, where ikan selar was fried till crispy. You do not need much flavouring in the kampung when you have fresh fish. ( if really need to, you can always count on that little red tub of sambal belacan in the fridge!)