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Left Bank

Was always likely to be a long shot that this would be on great form, and indeed, for dinner at POTG, it was past …

[A boire dans ???, signed Nicolas] Another POTG dinner, this time Nicolas Sinoquet the MD of Gruaud-Larose. And another 1989. Pale-mid garnet; broad brick …

This may not be the greatest Château in the greatest vintage, but I think a very typical Margaux – elegant and refined, without any …

My Yquem virginity lost at the Bordeaux MW Gala dinner. Though from an inauspicious vintage this showed length, elegance and relatively early maturity. Pale …

An entertaining end to dinner Chez Bruce pre-Christmas, with corkage, Jack, Rob, Kari, Ruth and Helen. After Corton-Charlemagne, Le Dôme 01 and Laforge 03, …

Not quite as beautifully-balanced as the 2010 La Tour Blanche – which just had a touch more acidity – but showing the quality of …

Also during audit, I finally opened this wooden box, bought 11 years before, en primeur. From an off-vintage, this was broadly worth waiting for. …

In 28-50’s dinner with Christian Seely, some very good wines were served. This was the clear standout though – a very good Château, in …

The best Bordeaux in the Cab and Merlot line-ups, combined. Joint best Cab with the differently-styled Quintessa. A fuller, denser wine than most Domaine …

A half-bottle of this was fortunate, as I have some unopened bottles in my cellar. Youthful yet drinkable now; a star of the sweet …