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2004

A somewhat random purchase from Wimbledon Wine Cellars, after my last guitar lesson. I thought I’d see what New Spain has to offer. Overall …

Overall, fairly good but a little disappointing – either faintly corked or overrated. Deep ruby, with a medium garnet rim. Medium+ intensity, slightly grubby …

Confirming the quality of the 2004 vintage once again, this is a good quality, and at the price, good value Rioja. Deep ruby colour …

Thoroughly unexpected in several ways. Firstly, SJ and I had this on our first night in Cape Verde, where our expectations (well, mine) had …

The first of a sale mixed case of wines ‘to drink’ from Lay & Wheeler because I didn’t have enough whites for SJ – …

I’d heard good things about the Morellino DOC, so when I spotted one in the Italian local to Chemistry, I thought I’d give it …

Found this buried amongst the oddly-named wines in the Ghent restaurant t’Buikske Vol, that we went to on our 2nd night there, on route …

One picked up at the Central Otago Wine Company in my last day in Cromwell, and I deliberately went for an older vintage to …

[signed by Hannes Myburgh in 2017] Had with – or rather after – wild duck on Boxing Day. Like their Chardonnay, this is dominated …

Tasted in class for our Central Italy lectures, and was clearly ‘outstanding’, so I took the rest of the bottle home. Great flavour concentration, …