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So this is the New World partner to the Old World Savennières Chenin Blanc. A quite different style. Though dry, a riper style – …

So, when we’d finished up at the food & wine night, and we retired to Christian’s for cigars and a “nightcap”, and a choice …

A bit of serendipity and comedy value, this one: it was there, so I bought it, then figured it could close out the food …

So, this opened the Planet of the Grapes food & wine matching night (well, after the excellent unfortified Fino), that happened to coincide with …

A good deal this – 6 bottles at £22.50 vs RRP of £32 per bottle, from The Wine Society via Dante. And this bottle …

This is the second Meerlust wine I’ve drunk (and their first white). My feeling is that they’re trying hard, but that it’s not quite …

So, the official ‘first wine’ from the Second Optimor Wine Club case! Savennières was chosen to represent the Loire Valley and Chenin Blanc, and …

This was going to be the vintage of Mistral that went into the 2nd Optimor Wine Club case, but the lads ended up with …

A very pleasant way to say goodbye to my 1-month flatmate, Lucy. Having said that, it definitely improved over days, suggesting that, as a …

This one gets in not so much for being a reasonably decent LBV, but because of the abuse it survived! I’d kept this 3/4 …