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Montalcino

On from my Hors Concours case, and yet another ‘almost’ wine – on paper at least: a Brunello di Montalcino, yes, but from one …

Well this was the highlight of an otherwise poor pre-conference dinner in (of all places!) Milan. Unfortunately it didn’t match too well to the …

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

Mid-garnet colour with medium-broad rim. Definite maturity on the bottle’s colour. Medium-to-intense aroma of redcurrant jelly and something meaty, suggesting a good match for …

Bought cheap in Japan while working at JWS (a bin-end), and one bottle drunk there. Coming very nicely into balance – with depth of …