The Strangest of Places

Posted on: June 1st, 2006 by

I was eating at a Thai place in my area, a basic noodle and curry joint. I peep the wine list and they have some crazy shit! How crazy? How about two vintages of Mouton-Rothschild! A D’Yquem! How you like that with your Pad Thai? I settled on a gem with a very reasonable markup: a 2001 Baumard Clos du Papillon Savennieres. For 38 bucks! Food-wise, it would have been better to have an off-dry Riesling, but what the hell!

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