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The most interesting of Year 2’s neutral whites line-up, and also one of the riper. From Horst Sauer, who is apparently one of the …

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. …

First En Rama bottling I’ve come across of a Manzanilla – definitely adds greater body, colour and complexity – though still has a distinct …

Bought en primeur, and finally opened the 1st of 6 in 2014. Has the ripeness and somewhat moderated acidity of 2005 whites, but still …

A split half-dozen courtesy of Planet of the Grapes, with both the 2011 and 2012 vintages. Planting them side-by-side, both were modern styles of …

I’ve long thought of M3 Chardonnay as benchmark Aussie Chardonnay. This vintage is certainly in the classic style, but somehow disappointed a little – …

Excellent example of what Adelaide Hills can do for crisp, aromatic whites. A very well made, expressive but not overdone Sauvignon Blanc. Drunk with …

Another good aged Sherry from Equipo Navazos, but not out of the top drawer somehow. Whilst it was certainly pretty intense, with a golden …

A brief white interlude from a POTG dinner with Etienne Hugel. This was a mature, balanced, quality Riesling. From the Schönenbourg Grand Cru. Deep …

An Easter interlude in extensive tastings, and another of Gianpaolo’s wines. Bright black cherry fruit and a savoury mineral overtone. Crisp acidity, but ripe …