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2007

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 …

Picked up from Waitrose because SJ likes Meursault. 2007 whites are pretty good I think, and this one showed well – though lacked a …

I’d heard good things not only about Craggy Range’s series of New Zealand wines, but also about Syrah from Gimblett Gravels in North Island. …

Given to me as a ‘freebie’ (having bought two cases of their Réserve Sixtine at €40 / bottle…) from Mme Diffonty at the Domaine, …

Picked this up at a dinner held by the POTG lads, with Michael Seresin and his winemaker, and drank this 2007 Leah with Leah, …

I visited the Long Gully vineyard with Matt Dicey, the winemaker. Having tasted some grapes, he decided to harvest 48 hours later for the …

So quite by chance, we had this still rosé from Denbies, near Dorking, also on St. George’s Day! The day before, I’d gone to …

Picked this up at Tesco, randomly, and cracked it when we needed another glass, post-curry. A pretty decent Riesling, but not staggeringly complex or …