The storm clouds were gathering and an icy wind ripped across the mesa. We hurried from the car and into the wood-stove warm comfort of Ken and Madonna’s house.
The aroma of the spiced chicken sizzling on the patio grill wafted into the house and the Ponte Chardonnay 2008 we brought was just the right temperature.
We sat down with good friends to enjoy this sumptuous meal of spiced chicken, freshly harvested squash and a farmers’ market green salad with piñon nuts.
The Ponte Chardonnay 2008* was an excellent match to this wonderful meal and added a warm glow to the whole ambiance.
*A smooth, full-bodied Chardonnay—fruity with flavor notes of green apple, coconut and a hint of vanilla (it’s aged in oak barrels), and has a slightly buttery finish. Read more…