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A number of people had recommended this as ready for good Christmas drinking, and a bargain on a Majestic deal. But, having drunk the …

Love it when Majestic extend their seasonal promotion to fine wines (down from £60). Got 2 of these, so I can see how it …

My first taste of Henschke, who are reputed to be one of Australia’s finest, and make one of Aus’ iconic wines. But I baulked …

Medium-depth garnet body with narrow bricking rim. Smoked-meat nose reminiscent of the jamón Serrano I was eating with it, which developed into cigar and …

Great decanting practice (much fine sediment), and a good lesson in how wines age (to medium tawny-brown, with yellowing rim), but that was about …

Excellent prelude to Easter. Great combination of Bordeaux varieties, grown in Italian sun, with influence of US winemaking. Complexity, with ease of drinking. Only …

Nice and dependable example of Cru Bordeaux. Well crafted, even if it wouldn’t set the world on fire. Deep garnet core, fading to a …

Deep garnet with narrow rim. Early maturity in colour. Fruit-led but maturing aromas: red and blackcurrants, plus dried cherries, with distinct hints of cigar …