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1999

The first couple of bottles of this were underwhelming and somewhat so, respectively – with the acidity disjointed and lack of elegance. Given the …

Also drank with Jack et al. Here, I was wondering how a 10-year old Burgundy would turn out – even if a Grand Cru. …

Was nosing around in Borough Market for a bottle of wine, and found a most unusual thing – an aged NZ Chardonnay. Broached this …

Having drunk the 2001 in class, and experienced lime & stones – very austere – I was a touch nervous opening this for Peter …

At Christmas we had a magnum of this (although it had the white ‘cru’ label of this producer, but no cru stated…), and that …

A different vintage from the 1997, that I also picked up whilst at Diageo. This was more appealing, more complex I think, and better …

This is certainly a good sparkling wine, but when kicking-off a flight of Champagnes during a revision tasting session, it didn’t show as ‘supremely …

Having been disappointed by so many Meursaults to date, this one from a magnum was a real pleasure, and served my cousins’ 27th December …

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 …