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The Sherry Odyssey continues… Another from Romate, and The Wine Society. A pretty good, off-dry Amontillado, very much in the nutty style. Medium-depth copper …

Having had a much younger and more tannic York Creek Ridge Zin the night before, this lovely Geyserville demonstrated Ridge’s skill in blending Zinfandel …

Picked up in Luz-Saint-Sauveur. Château Jolys is another renowned Jurançon estate, and this 50cl showed that quality very well. Deep, burnished gold, almost copper. …

Main course at Anne-Marie’s was fish, but with sweet potato and beetroot. So I wanted and Alsatian, rich, Pinot Gris, and knew this would …

Quite a nice, if a little simple, sweet Jurançon. Deep gold. Pepper spice over caramelised quince, mango and yellow peach. Some vanilla and bruised …

This is highly reflective of the oven-baked 2003 vintage. But nice, nevertheless – even if not ‘classic’ Pomerol. Reminiscent of Southern Rhône wine in …

Confirming the quality of the 2004 vintage once again, this is a good quality, and at the price, good value Rioja. Deep ruby colour …

Picked up at a comparative knock-down price from POTG for the Princess Wine Club, and once again, upholds the Pinot Gris tradition over the …

A great introduction to Txakoli – the (Spanish) Basque classic. This white Txakoli could be best described as either an appley equivalent of an …

Another unfiltered, longer-aged Fino (hence “Perdido”), with distinctly unusual, and complex character. Deep gold, with a medium, watery rim. On the nose, this jumped-out …