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One from the 3rd “ABC” Optimor case, this one, and an intriguing one at that – aged Muscat. To cap that, I’ve heard that …

Continuing the New Year resolution, the lads at Planet of the Grapes suggested this as something interesting. Overall, this is definitely well-made… BUT, the …

Found this in Jerusalem restaurant-bar when choosing the wine for our Optimor Christmas lunch in 2006. My first Zind Humbrecht and I finally get …

Pale yellow-gold colour. Creamy lemon aromas – almost lemon pie – with some almondy notes. Surprisingly low in grapefruit notes that I’ve found before, …

Probably a reflection of the weather in the year, this one. 1998 was one of the hottest on record for the neighbouring part of …

Initially another creamy vanilla opening on the nose, but this rapidly opened-up into white flower notes – acacia honey. Then a combination of lime …

Neophysics: n. the scientific process of being a neophyte OK, so I invented a word. It came to me during my first experience of …

Wow! What a bargain!! First wine tasted after doing the WSET Advanced course, so it gets ‘formal’ from here… Mid-amber-gold colour fading to a …

3rd time lucky for Schlumberger!! And the one I was most nervous of – the Gewurztraminer. I shouldn’t have been. A really enjoyable and …

2 for 2 for Schlumberger’s 1997 Kitterlé Grands Crus: Pinot Gris and Riesling both tremendously disappointing. Mid-gold / straw colour. Slight aromas of white …