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Côte de Beaune

Hmmm… enigmatic, this one. One of the ‘finer’ wines in the first Optimor case, so I cracked it earlier than I probably would have. …

So this was Slurp’s own goal. Quite an interesting nose, but the disjointed palate just didn’t do it. Might integrate over 2-3 more years, …

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 …

This from Majestic, by contrast, was a delight. More rounded than some other Volnays I’ve had. Pale ruby with a broad fade-to-brick rim. Moderate …

This, by contrast, was ready to drink, and was the best of the 3 Pinots. A combination of a riper, more forward year, and …

Oddbins had 3 Meursaults on sale so I went for the 2000. Hmmm. Once again I find myself underwhelmed by a Meursault. A glass …

This, however, was so much more disappointing. Paul’s Dad chipped this in, but you could sense a ‘flattened’ aroma because it was mildly corked. …

So, the day after Princess’ wedding, recovering with a whole roast pig (!), and as the dregs drifted away, the hard core of family …

Given that this was from the roasting 2003 vintage, this had a surprising lack of concentration – maybe the early-picked (and therefore underripe) fruit …