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2007

Picked up in the deli / wine shop in Luz-Saint-Sauveur, as an ‘interesting interlude’, given we were in Irouleguy country. But surprisingly hard to …

So, the second of my attempts at cool(er) climate California Pinot Noirs, to see if I’m mistaken… And a second similar result – just …

My first Huet wine, and my first Vouvray for 10 years and more. And a success, for sure. Pretty complex, rich, and fulfilling, without …

Simply superb, even in its youth. Thankfully I can track its evolution over the next 10 bottles (years!). This could convert anyone to Riesling. …

Picked up whilst ‘exploring’ The VineYard in Dorking. My first Mallorcan wine, from more-or-less the only DO (Binissalem), and the only major producer. Modern, …

From exploring The VineYard’s Spain section, an unusual (but trendy) Rioja – 100% Graciano, with is normally a small blending addition, like Petit Verdot …

Marchesi di Grésy – or, to give it its full title, Tenuta Cisa Asinari dei Marchesi di Grésy – is a landmark Barbaresco producer. …

Youthful. Drinking pretty well now, but will be better in 3-5 years, to allow the slightly ‘hard’ acidity to mellow and integrate, whilst complexity …

An unexpected, completely blind tasting courtesy of SJ – and the first I’d done for about a year. I think I got lucky, but …

Infanticide. Sadly. Bone dry and came across as lean… yet flavour concentration or something suggested something that would unwind & blossom in say 2012 …