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Disappointing

  Sadly I managed to throw the bottle away before getting the modern-style label from this Indian wine. To judge by the packaging, this …

One of the potential highlights of my WSET prize case, but sadly for its vintage, it wasn’t showing at its best, I suspect, because …

This was a bit disappointing. I picked up a bottle when visiting the vineyard in 2008, and had enjoyed their wines. But this came …

On from my Hors Concours case, and yet another ‘almost’ wine – on paper at least: a Brunello di Montalcino, yes, but from one …

Anne-Marie, SJ and I had a roast lamb dinner together, so I served this ‘almost’ good wine from my Hors Concours case (good / …

I think this was made still in the low period for the Jaboulet house, because it certainly underwhelmed. A honeyed, but quite oxidative style, …

Of the various Heidsieck houses, Monopole carries the least auspicious name, and so that seemed to prove here. 2002 has a great reputation as …

This was one from the 3rd Optimor Case. Predominantly Gros Manseng, this had some interesting aromatic complexity, but overall didn’t have enough flavour concentration …

For my first ’98 Châteauneuf, this was rather disappointing (albeit better a day later, with some oxidation). Mid-depth garnet core, with a medium-width brick …

This was probably the night’s disappointment for me. Not a bad wine, but given the vintage and a pretty good producer, this should have …