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Merlot

Iconic is a term often over-used. In the case of Ridge Vineyards it is entirely appropriate. Their instantly recognisable label design is, literally, an …

Brought for comedy value (awful vintage; moderate quality producer; random provenance), and drunk after the 1982, but surprisingly not too bad at all (though …

In the hunt for a reasonably priced 1982 Bordeaux for Katy’s brother’s girlfriend’s birthday (a 1982 baby…), which ultimately yielded Langoa-Barton, we picked this …

[signed by Hannes Myburgh in 2017] Had with – or rather after – wild duck on Boxing Day. Like their Chardonnay, this is dominated …

Tasted in class for our Central Italy lectures, and was clearly ‘outstanding’, so I took the rest of the bottle home. Great flavour concentration, …

Picked this up as a discounted case from J&B via Rob. When I started to hear comments about 2003s (for which St Emilion is …

  When I saw this on sale at Schipol Airport, I felt I had to take a trip down memory lane, and get a …

I was invited by Wines of Crete, a non-profit organisation formed by Cretan wineries less than 10 years ago, to spend 3 days exploring …

Had this with Christmas lunch 2007, and although it was quite nice, it didn’t really merit the effort to get this label off! Pavie-Macquin …

Won a Davy’s monthly wine quiz to get this, and it was interesting to see what Clos d’Yvigne are doing on the red front. …