Smoked salmon and champagne
23 Nov 2005 by JR
Martin Nettleton, Yorkshire: Last night, celebrating the successful negotiation of another week, we opened a bottle of Dom Perignon 1996.  The first taste was exactly as I would have expected, complex and beautifully textured - a fabulous wine.  However, we decided to eat some nibbles with it and opened a pack of M&S Oak Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese bites.  They too tasted as expected but then the wine....Yeuch!! The nibbles and wine combined to leave an awful 'fishy' taste in the mouth which my wife described as tasting 'like the sea'. The taste persisted each time the wine was drunk, even after discarding the salmon.  A...

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