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1995

Very nice LBV. Graham’s 1994 was the ‘benchmark’ I had previously used for LBV but this was more to my taste. Robust ruby colour …

I thought I’d see if my Italian prejudices were wrong with a Barolo at a reasonably high price. Sadly I was right. Italian wine …

One of the most bastard difficult labels I’ve ever chosen to remove… but a nice premier cru. Straw-yellow colour betrays the depth of the …

Very smooth (velvety?) deep red wine. Dark berry flavours (if memory serves at the time of writing). Restaurant price was 6,250 ESP, I think …

I bought this in summer 1997 at the Chapoutier Cave, with the intentions of keeping it until the Millenium (it was a bit tough …

Apparently a silver medallist according to Tesco. Lightly oaky with rich dark fruit aroma. Smooth blackcurrant flavour with some tannin dryness? Very drinkable whatever.

Very unusual Chardonnay – almost demi-sec. Very deep golden colour which suggested either late harvest or longer barrel ageing. Light vanilla on the nose, …

Cave de Tain l’Hermitage is the local cave co-operative and is supposed to be very reliable. [My mate Rob’s note] Initially sharp on the …

Don’t remember this well enough to give much value on the analysis, but I think it was a lighter (Grenache base?), red fruit wine …