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Having bought this at BV back in 2004, post-MBA, I’ve been waiting for a suitable reason to open it. Prime beef rib for Giles’ …

Deep garnet with narrow rim. Early maturity in colour. Fruit-led but maturing aromas: red and blackcurrants, plus dried cherries, with distinct hints of cigar …

Product of my first visit to Napa Valley, and Diageo’s vineyards’ VIP Experiences… and the staff discounts! They made this a good-value Chardonnay from …

Classic “hot climate” oaked Chardonnay. Deep yellow colour. Aromas of pineapple but particularly butterscotch. Thick texture with flavours of vanilla-coated tropical fruit. Some acidity …

Randomly won this in a Pimms-making competition at Diageo (they own BV). Thank God. On cracking this open, for the first day, it had …