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The 5th white from the Optimor first case, and I was slightly concerned about this because Sven had not enjoyed it – too overtly …

This Hunter’s offering was much better than the Pinot Noir. Pale yellow-gold colour. Medium intensity nose of grilled pear, buttered toast and butterscotch hints. …

Felt like some more exploration so picked this out of the staff shop in Dublin. Disappointing, however. Pale strawberry / red cherry colour, with …

Another from the Diageo staff shop – easy opportunity to explore some new sources of NZ Sauvignon Blanc! Overall, a decent-value quaffer – good …

This was the first of three sparkling wines at the Wine & Cheese Club’s Sweet & Sparkling event, and it showed-off New World sparklers …

Just before writing this up I remembered that there was already an entry for an earlier vintage, made by Rob. This wine is therefore …

Marlborough proves itself as a region for reliable Riesling as well as Sauvignon Blanc. This was a fresh, limey wine with depth, but not …

[Note by my mate Rob] Writing from memory, having drunk many bottles at various times in the past. Very fresh, crisp, clean fruity Sauvignon. …

Very nice wine but not as good as I was expecting. I think some passion fruit and some grapefruit freshness on the nose. Not …