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Christmas

Well, after the relative disappointment of the 2004, I had to crack its partner in crime, the 2003. MUCH more exciting! Much more savoury …

After a few years of vaguely looking out for this, to see if its reputation was justified, like buses, two turned up at once. …

Even though this is already in Book 1, after much prevarication, I decided it should go in again (hence out of position, as we …

A number of people had recommended this as ready for good Christmas drinking, and a bargain on a Majestic deal. But, having drunk the …

2nd Boxing Day Burgundy and the first of a brace of Volnays. I think this is slightly atypical, but not sure. Mid-light depth garnet …

First Burgundy of the Christmas season (after Graüburgunder and Château Montrose on Christmas Day itself). Andy & Sarah’s for Boxing Day to 28th, with …

I’m glad I waited a few years before cracking this, to ensure it had evolved to the point of enjoyment – and a great …

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 …

The last of Otters’ contribution to Christmas 2005, and a ripe Rioja from a producer I’d not come across before. Similar quality to the …

A very nice accompaniment to Boxing Day roast goose, due to the structure and robustness of this Volnay. Medium garnet core with a medium …