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This vintage was an exam wine, and rightly so. The wine of the sweet line-up. Stunning complexity, power and density. Fully sweet, but enough …

A very good wine in both the Pinot Gris / Chenin Blanc line-up, and the Sweet Wines. Having since seen the 45-60° slopes on …

An exam wine, this one. Great to taste a Jurançon alongside Sauternes and others, to get the distinguishing characteristics. Mid-deep gold – depth of …

Interesting to test this sequence of sweet Riesling styles from the same producer. Noteworthy that the Auslese only is vineyard specific. Clear botrytis progression …

A bit of an exam curiosity, this one. Made by cutting the canes on ripening Riesling bunches, so that they shrivel and concentrate the …

One from one of the leading estates in the Layon – but older than I’d wanted – Four Walls Wine substituting an older vintage …

A half-bottle of this was fortunate, as I have some unopened bottles in my cellar. Youthful yet drinkable now; a star of the sweet …

This was the wine of the Pinot Gris / Chenin Blanc line-up, and showed well later in the sweet wine line-up. Very intense flavour, …

Classic example of quality Pessac oak-aged Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc. A delight. Mid-depth gold. Rich, complex vanilla, toast, oak-smoke and waxy greengage fruit Sémillon aromatics. Rounded. …

A superb example of dry Pinot Gris, in the rich, Alsatian style, that covers its 15.5% ABV very well. Fairly deep gold. Exotic aromatics …