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Botrytis

Sadly this label was just going to fall apart not matter what… A good Sauternes, with a mid-gold colour, starting to deepen towards amber. …

Bought a case en primeur, and well worthwhile – albeit likely to mature early due to the weather profile – it’s definitely more intensely …

Our final sample for Germany in class, and an enjoyable way to finish. Perhaps not as awesome as the Rheingau can deliver, but it …

After revisiting the ’99 Clos des Ursules and ’99 Sterling Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon with a venison main (both still on form – the Sterling surprisingly …

So we finally arrived at the purpose of the dinner party – Mary had this bottle of botrytised Riesling, and needed an excuse to …

We decided to have some wine & cheese after work on Friday, so when shopping for cheese (in the new John Lewis / Waitrose …

So when I was asking for a TBA spare label, the guy who helped me out came back with this piece of history, so …

OK, so the label’s not from the right year, but I wasn’t allowed to finish the bottle! Having said that, the 2003 scored 100 …

Yet another example of Tokaji to match up to Christmas pudding. And this one was particularly enjoyable – not so much for its complexity …

Also from POTG’s cellar clearance and the final wine of my birthday, served with Bleu d’Auvergne and the sweet biscuit course (including ginger biscuits). …