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2006

Quite a nice, if a little simple, sweet Jurançon. Deep gold. Pepper spice over caramelised quince, mango and yellow peach. Some vanilla and bruised …

Dessert was a superb, dense chocolate mousse, with caramel ice cream, and red fruit sauces. After an initial thought of tawny Port to match …

Another en primeur Burgundy purchase, but something of a contrast with Blain Gagnard’s 2005 Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru. This one seems representative of the vintage: …

Took this to Allegra’s wedding in the belief that we were bringing for our table… and then was lucky to be able to rescue …

Good, but not great, by any means. It was straight from the fridge, which wouldn’t have done it any favours on length & complexity, …

The first bottle of this left me a bit ‘meh’, but the second, served on its own, showed real interest & quality. Phew! I’ll …

The first of my case of different Meursaults from the wine shop in Meursault village. Shows the quality of the 2006 vintage for white …

Sadly writing from distant memory, but an overall impression was a good wine for the vintage, albeit a touch lean and a need to …

Writing a time after drinking, so a little from memory, this was certainly a fine Pinot Noir. This is the top-end offering from Peregrine …

We actually (by accident) had both the 2007 (13.5% ABV) and the 2006 (14.5%) on the same evening, as we finished off the Hotel’s …