Still here at the beach house, still waking up a bit after 5 to watch the live broadcast in hd, set on mute. Would be a bit happier to have closed captioning but all efforts have failed. At least I have Podiumcafe and Cyclingnews updates to keep me going.
Stage winner: (again and I am happy about it) Mark Cavendish
Yellow: Fabian Cancellara
Green Thor Hushovd (and it looks like we may have a fight after all)
To drink? Chablis. Actually had a hard time resisting taking a glass down to the beach with me. If I had brought along additional reserves, I may have. Jean-Marc Brocard 08 Chablis. Refreshing, crisp, yet with enough weight behind it to almost stand up to the roast chicken.
Their website tells me: Grapes are certified organically grown. We use medicinal plants against insects ans diseases.
It results a wine based on the elegance.Wine-making : Pneumatic pressing. Alcoholic fermentation with temperature control and indigenous yeasts. Ageing on lees in stainless steel vat. Malolactic fermentation completed.