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Mourvedre

The first bottle of this left me a bit ‘meh’, but the second, served on its own, showed real interest & quality. Phew! I’ll …

A great birthday gift from Tina, that I used to Christen SJ awesome present of a spangly Riedel decanter. And a wholly-appropriate wine with …

Dad and I dropped in here after Ventoux (it’s very close) and tasted the range at the cave co-operative, which is a class operation. …

Also picked up in Gigondas itself, a day before (or maybe the afternoon after) riding up Mont Ventoux. Dad was less of a fan …

Given to me as a ‘freebie’ (having bought two cases of their Réserve Sixtine at €40 / bottle…) from Mme Diffonty at the Domaine, …

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 …

We threw a curry at this, and it more-or-less survived. For me though, the two characteristics that were most interesting were the surprisingly only …

Given that I have 2 bottles of the 2003 in the Optimor 3rd case, I was very interested to have this served in our …

An unexpected Châteauneuf, this one – relatively light bodied, red-fruited and fresh / high acidity – compared with some of the concentrated blockbusters that …

So, whilst sourcing the Dom Tempier 2004 for the next Optimor wine case, the lads at POTG got hold of a bottle of the …