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Picked up in the deli / wine shop in Luz-Saint-Sauveur, as an ‘interesting interlude’, given we were in Irouleguy country. But surprisingly hard to …

So, the second of my attempts at cool(er) climate California Pinot Noirs, to see if I’m mistaken… And a second similar result – just …

A really good value, well-made pure Malbec, which shows off Argentina’s style and potential, without necessarily being over-extracted, hyper-ripe or just ‘score-chasing’. Drinking well …

Little room to describe this! Good, very easy to drink, but not a 95+ point wine! Deep garnet. Narrow rim. Medium+ lightly vanilla and …

[Signed by Haridimos Hatzidakis in 2016, about 6 months before he killed himself] This is, self-evidently, Hatzidakis’ Mavrotragano, which is a rare, red Santorini …

One of 3 reds I brought for Whippet’s leaving BBQ, as I figured it’d be at maturity, and good for meat – both of …

I wanted to have a Rueda Verdejo in the Princess Wine Club mix, so tasted a couple at POTG, and chose this. A good …

This may have lots of Aussie gold medals, and have scored quite highly amongst critics, but – even though I can see it’s a …

This is a bit cheeky – labelled not only Solera Gran Reserva, but also ‘rare Sherry, some of which is very old’… but it …

Nice, modern, designer packaging – with a fully wraparound label, that I had to tear off! Heavy bottle though… And a quality of wine …