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2003

Another good showing of this wine – I’m very hopeful of the 3L bottle coming in the new year! In Chez Liline, it was …

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

At last! And it delivered too! After the heat of the 2003 summer, which spoiled Champagne, I’d wanted to see what the best of …

Definitely like Aglianico del Vulture. This was good to very good, though at the peak of its existence, and slightly overoaked. Medium garnet with …

A wine to drink on its own, since it has that Cali sweet flavour profile, rather than savoury. But above all, the altitude shines …

Another wine enjoyed over dinner in Avis, and another quasi-local one as well, from Alentejo. Came across as lighter than the 2003 Mouchão, though …

Pretty expensive, although this was the hotel restaurant price during our training camp in Avis, in the Northern part of Alentejo. Nevertheless, a high …

We threw a curry at this, and it more-or-less survived. For me though, the two characteristics that were most interesting were the surprisingly only …

Bought a case en primeur, and well worthwhile – albeit likely to mature early due to the weather profile – it’s definitely more intensely …

A gift from Christian, for helping out with his finances. We had this on Christmas Eve 2008, with a lamb stir fry. A very …