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Grand Cru

The hit of Christmas – a lovely elegant yet deep, minerally yet with some fruit, savoury yet creamy. Very satisfying. I think the cool, …

Bought at the estate, after a fantastic lunch at their restaurant, then a tour of the estate. Not cheap, but a very enjoyable bottle …

Finally tasted this über-grower Champagne at J&B’s grower tasting, and this estate lived up to its reputation entirely. This was my wine of the …

[Signed in 2016: Regards, Félix MEYER] Not a renowned Alsace vintage, I believe – and perhaps a lack of acidity reflects that – but …

A good example of Alsatian dry Riesling, and a great demonstration of the quality of the vintage. Good, will get better, and great value. …

Surprisingly sweet, this – medium at least – which made this probably not a wine one would sit down with and sip – in …

Simply superb, even in its youth. Thankfully I can track its evolution over the next 10 bottles (years!). This could convert anyone to Riesling. …

Bought from the producer with Katy, but drunk & enjoyed with SJ. A really good, quite profound Champagne, whose weight and complexity grew over …

Also drank with Jack et al. Here, I was wondering how a 10-year old Burgundy would turn out – even if a Grand Cru. …

Having drunk the 2001 in class, and experienced lime & stones – very austere – I was a touch nervous opening this for Peter …