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Disappointing

An experimental blend of red Xynomavro and white Roditis, so no vintage date or appellation given. But experimental in another way, which the fantasy …

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 little Pinot interlude, taken to Ruth’s dinner party. But at the end of the day, a little underwhelming for something that is pitched …

…compared with this, which should be an epic, iconic wire, yet lacks freshness to sustain more than 1 or 2 glasses. This is undoubtedly …

Ultimately, this was… well… correct. But somehow I expected more from a biodynamic estate that bottles terroir-specific Muscadets. Maybe I missed something. Pale gold. …

This wine is well-rated, but disappointed on opening the first of 12 of these, so opened another a few days later. Better, but still …

Given producer and vintage, ultimately a little underwhelming. Pretty decent, but not outstanding. Pale-to-medium ruby with some garnet at the rim. Coal smoke, spice, …

Hmm. I keep trying with California Pinot, and it still doesn’t work. This wasn’t too bad – OK, but not inspiring – but still …

Overall, fairly good but a little disappointing – either faintly corked or overrated. Deep ruby, with a medium garnet rim. Medium+ intensity, slightly grubby …

I wonder if this bottle – stored close enough to the wine shop’s light to be warm on purchase – might have been a …