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Côte d’Or

A bin-end from Planet of the Grapes, and the first Chambertin Grand Cru I’ve had. I suspect that this is from a less well …

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

Intriguing mature Burgundy – some hints of class, coupled with some danger signs! One of the more expensive of the Optimor case. Pale garnet …

In its youth, my first of a case as recommended by Jancis Robinson as great value for money. Wow. Just a lovely – no …

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 …

An OK Pinot Noir – drinkable – but not worth the Staff Shop price, let alone retail (and not a patch on the Pousse …

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 …