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For this round of sweet wines, I finally completed the Domaine des Forges set – and with the exam Côteaux du Layon. The quality …

Put this initially in a neutrals line-up, and it stood out as clearly semi-aromatic, so put it in that line-up too. Despite being 2 …

Which was the front-label and which the back? Who knows… but stylish packaging for a stylish wine. Moderate moose and sparkle, given its pétillant …

One from one of the leading estates in the Layon – but older than I’d wanted – Four Walls Wine substituting an older vintage …

Having been disappointed by Le Mont Sec, this really showed what the Huet fuss was about. Pale to mid gold. Vanilla scent, and possibly …

In the Pinot Gris and Chenin Blanc line-up, this was certainly a highlight. In the bone dry style, this has flavour density to mask …

Another salutary lesson in blind wine tasting, this one – I thought it was an oak aged California Chardonnay, given its ripeness, malo and …

An unexpected spot at The 10 Cases, Covent Garden this. I didn’t know Baumard did a dry Savennières at all, so to find a …

A good – if a touch simple (or maybe just youthful?) – sweet Vouvray. Served with South African-style apple pie pudding, which uses canned …

My first Huet wine, and my first Vouvray for 10 years and more. And a success, for sure. Pretty complex, rich, and fulfilling, without …