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2006

The Paper 3 Savagnin that I picked in the exam! After re-sitting blind, this was definitely a characterful and enjoyable wine. Mid-deep gold. Complex. …

This was an exam example that didn’t arrive in time for an open tasting, so I just opened it for pleasure. A fully-mature – …

A little Pinot interlude, taken to Ruth’s dinner party. But at the end of the day, a little underwhelming for something that is pitched …

This vintage was an exam wine, and rightly so. The wine of the sweet line-up. Stunning complexity, power and density. Fully sweet, but enough …

Such a contrast from the tight, almost unbalanced 2002. By contrast, a perfectly classic Hunter Semillon that’s in maturity now. Green pale colour. Green, …

The final red – after Santa Duc Gigondas, 98 Beaucastel and Terram Priorat 06 – with venison. Perfectly mature, with silky tannins, but surprising …

Really solid example of a well-balanced light, sweeter-style Mosel Riesling. Medium level of sweetness, but with a beautifully balanced streak of lemon acidity, and …

Picked out for a Christmas dessert wine example for a wine tasting at Albion. Overall, a decent – if a touch simple – example …

One from the Princess Wine Club 1st delivery, and a good one too. Deep ruby-black, with a narrow, semi-purple rim. On the nose, intense, …

First bottle deeper-golden and nuttier than it should have been – premox! Boo… But the following bottle showed just how well this wine is …