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Disappointing

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 …

So, the second of my attempts at cool(er) climate California Pinot Noirs, to see if I’m mistaken… And a second similar result – just …

A very frustrating wine – first bottle showing some age / oxidation (but drinkable), but the second corked so I could neither check, nor …

Over the hill, I think – sadly. I’d heard good things about Zilliken as perhaps the Saar producer, but ultimately this didn’t reflect that …

  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 / …