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Cabernet Sauvignon

Was always likely to be a long shot that this would be on great form, and indeed, for dinner at POTG, it was past …

[A boire dans ???, signed Nicolas] Another POTG dinner, this time Nicolas Sinoquet the MD of Gruaud-Larose. And another 1989. Pale-mid garnet; broad brick …

[Eric Baugher signature. March 10, 2015]. The highlight of a Ridge dinner at Planet of the Grapes, with Eric Baugher, who leads day-to-day winemaking, …

Once again a very classy wine from Catena, at the Alta quality level. A lovely Cabernet. Vanilla and cinnamon entry. Rich, ripe, focused cassis …

From a blind tasting practice paper I set, this is a pure Cabernet from the Chianti Classico zone. Not sure I’d have placed it …

Clearly infanticide, but this was Grenache in a different league. Deep purple. Brooding, deep nose with a distinctive dusty and schist minerality layered over …

My first experience of Torres’ top wine, and the quality came through. Stylistically, some old world minerality, but with plushness, ripeness and body of …

This may not be the greatest Château in the greatest vintage, but I think a very typical Margaux – elegant and refined, without any …

Dropped into Planet of the Grapes, shortly after getting back from Australia. With dinner, it felt appropriate to tuck into something Aussie, so picked …

Drunk at the posada, the evening after dinner with their winemakers. Reduced oak and ripeness have likely helped this be a little more restrained …