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2001

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. …

Picked up in a deli-cum-wine shop at the junction in central Luz-Saint-Sauveur where one fork heads up the Tourmalet, and the other up Luz-Ardiden. …

Over the hill, I think – sadly. I’d heard good things about Zilliken as perhaps the Saar producer, but ultimately this didn’t reflect that …

This is more of a comparative impression than a proper tasting note. Even though this is a highly regarded Barbaresco vintage, this 2001 Gaiun …

I think this was made still in the low period for the Jaboulet house, because it certainly underwhelmed. A honeyed, but quite oxidative style, …

Nyetimber has the reputation as the best English sparkling wine, and capable of rubbing shoulders with Champagnes. When the opportunity arose – having Annabel, …

When we were in Portugal to celebrate the bicentennial of General Delaborde’s Battle of Roliça against Wellington, I was keen to try a Moscatel …

Good value for Hermitage, from a fairly decent vintage. We also had this at the barbeque, and it was pretty nice – certainly into …

Wasn’t sure how this would turn out, as it was from the ‘other’, 3rd, Liger-Belair, who rarely gets noticed, and Clos de Vougeot can …