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A kind gift from Mabel. A good example of the vintage I think, from a value AOC in Southern Burgundy. And the first time …

Not a bad effort at a modern style Sangiovese, from a less known terroir than any in Tuscany. Perhaps a bit too much new …

The benchmark for cool-climate, elegant Aussie Chardonnay. Pale gold colour. Quite pronounced, clean nose of limey citrus fruit, with ripe pear skin, some oatmealy …

More a label reminder than a proper tasting note, but this is a really good value example that typifies Folle Blanche eaux-de-vie. Notable floral …

The most ridiculously heavy bottle I’ve ever come across – 1,198g empty, compared with 1,320g for a full bottle of d’Armailhac – heralded this …

Pieropan showing, like Inama, what quality Soave can achieve. Pretty rich fruit, but with a seam of minerally acidity underpinning it. The only criticism …

From the Princess Wine Club. Definitely ready-to-drink, if not getting on a bit. I was in two minds whether or not this was good, …

Picked-up on sale from Majestic, whilst picking up another half-dozen Viña Ardanza 2001 Rioja. Thought I’d give a top South African producer the chance …

Picked up somewhat randomly, so a good opportunity to test both the 2006 vintage and Dujac’s well-respected wines. Limpid ruby-garnet colour with a medium, …

A second in Domecq’s VORS ‘designer’-styled set, and aptly-named from a flavour profile. Also, another very good, old Palo Cortado. Deep amber – with …