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2005

[Signed: Victor Laculle-Moutard] So, despite hearing of the existence of this 100% Arbane Champagne from Moutard a while back, I only finally found a …

My ‘other’ case of 2005 Gevrey, and finally decided to crack one. More forgiving, and less minerality dominated than Mes Cinq Terroirs. This is …

Bought en primeur, and finally opened the 1st of 6 in 2014. Has the ripeness and somewhat moderated acidity of 2005 whites, but still …

£56.70; 13% I opened a first bottle of this in Rust, and felt it was reaching maturity, but perhaps missing some length – kinda …

This wine is well-rated, but disappointed on opening the first of 12 of these, so opened another a few days later. Better, but still …

Good quality, mature vintage Blanc de Blancs. Complex tertiary development of mushroom, nutty almond and toast on the nose, over creamy vanilla and cereal. …

The hit of Christmas – a lovely elegant yet deep, minerally yet with some fruit, savoury yet creamy. Very satisfying. I think the cool, …

The most mediaeval wine I had in my cellar, so had to bring this for the beef course, though it was likely to be …

Over dinner with Tracy, I gave her the choice of wine, and this was it. I was a little nervous this might be too …

With dessert at Andy and Dad’s combined 40th / 70th, this was a very fine, late harvest Gewürz. Deep gold. Pronounced nose of mixed …