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Another exploration white from the winery supposed to be Australia’s best at Marsanne, and a pretty decent example. Refreshing and easy drinking. Pale straw …

Another “different” white – again from Majestic – that has an interesting blend of freshness and flavour complexity. Made from the Cortese grape, although …

An excellent recommendation for NZ Pinot Noir from Majestic’s managers choice page. Complex and pretty full-bodied (and at 14%, ripe!). An excellent alternative to …

Another step in my “explore more interesting whites” move. Not bad overall – my first Marsanne wine. The back label discussed honeysuckle and citrus, …

Decided I was missing a lot of complex whites in my collection & experiences, so found this in the shop across the road. An …

Another JWS bargain! A first class Tokaji as my first, and pretty good too. Copper colour (but deeper than the label print). Aromas of …

A good, solid Cabernet Sauvignon. Missing a little complexity but a fine example of the 1990s investment in Chilean wine-making. Dark, deep colour. Initial …

A product of my first ever wine trip. Having done the Clos de Vougeot tour beforehand, Dad and I bought half-a-dozen Vougeot villages. Drunk …

A product of my first visit – and learning about – wine regions and wine. Patience pays off. Bought in 1994 from Brocard’s shop …