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Book 3

The New World Cabernet Sauvignon part of the 2nd Optimor Case, this one. Shows up Margaret River beautifully, with a freshness of acidity that …

So, here are links to the 192 wine labels I collected for Book 3, covering mid-2007 to early 2011. During that time, I was …

Had to put this in again having deliberately bought the 2003 later to compare with this. From the 2nd Optimor case (wonder if there …

A gift from a part-colleague, from Valdepeñas (she is, as is the wine). Given to me as an intro to the wines of the …

Another picked up at a POTG cellar clearance. Nor corked, this time, which was fortunate because it allowed this to live up to its …

We had a very enjoyable visit to the Cakebread Cellars, after I emailed in advance, asking to meet a winemaker if possible, and sure …

So we had this to close-out our visit to Napa wineries (we being me, Chris Tucker and Caroline), at the new vegetarian restaurant in …

So after the failure of the Chablis Bougros, I swiftly went to this, that I’d picked up in Venice. And initially I thought ‘uh-oh’… …

Arse, arse, arse, arse. Getting this label off proved possible, only for it to disintegrate on touch. That more-or-less topped-off an end-to-end bad news …

After putting this into the 2nd Optimor case, I then tasted it at the POTG annual tasting and got nervous, because it was very …