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2002

This may have lots of Aussie gold medals, and have scored quite highly amongst critics, but – even though I can see it’s a …

Lovely. Another really good wine from this producer, and clear evidence that the 2002 vintage is excellent. Earthiness I’ve become familiar with in the …

One of the potential highlights of my WSET prize case, but sadly for its vintage, it wasn’t showing at its best, I suspect, because …

On from my Hors Concours case, and yet another ‘almost’ wine – on paper at least: a Brunello di Montalcino, yes, but from one …

A gift from Katy’s dad as well, this one. SJ and I cracked it. A notably youthful Musar this, given its 8 years of …

My first wine from Waiheke Island, north of Auckland. An interesting balance between Old and New Worlds: certainly a core of quite ripe black …

When it came to the cheese course, I had an old LBV Port to hand, but that was tired, and rather low quality, so …

Of the various Heidsieck houses, Monopole carries the least auspicious name, and so that seemed to prove here. 2002 has a great reputation as …

One from the 3rd “ABC” Optimor case, this one, and an intriguing one at that – aged Muscat. To cap that, I’ve heard that …

The first of 5 wines we took along to Jack’s local Mauritian fish restaurant for Christmas dinner, that they didn’t even charge corkage on! …