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2005

There are many Rioja bodegas with the vaunted title Marqués in their name – Riscal, Cacéres, Concordia inter alia. In the UK, those of …

The New World Chardonnay counterpart to a 2005 Chablis in the Optimor 2nd case. Overall, a quality effort – refreshing, not overripe / blowy …

So this is the New World partner to the Old World Savennières Chenin Blanc. A quite different style. Though dry, a riper style – …

This is the second Meerlust wine I’ve drunk (and their first white). My feeling is that they’re trying hard, but that it’s not quite …

Drunk with Dobromir, Pawel and Masciej in my first visit to Warsaw and Poland, having a very pleasant evening at the Boathouse, by the …

Having had Bründlmayer recommended as a good producer of Grüner Veltliner, I was somewhat underwhelmed by this, and didn’t even finish the bottle. The …

So, in 2005 apparently low yields meant that Two Paddocks vinified all their parcels of land into the same cuvee (instead of First Paddock …

Another different white from the Optimor case. I was particularly pleased because I guessed this as being barrel fermented, before looking at the label …

From the Optimor case. Malte had really liked this, so I was initially disappointed. But over 2 days it just got better. Dominant toasty …

This one is well out of time order because it took some time to finish the bottle and get to the label! This wasn’t …