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One picked up at the Central Otago Wine Company in my last day in Cromwell, and I deliberately went for an older vintage to …

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

A gift from Christian, for helping out with his finances. We had this on Christmas Eve 2008, with a lamb stir fry. A very …

When I saw this at Planet of the Grapes, having enjoyed their Pinot Gris in NZ, I figured I’d have to give it a …

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

Ginny brought this from her then employer, to our Chardonnay and Pinot Noir revision group tasting, and it was beautiful, so I took the …

Picked this up at POTG with a view to getting to know Oregon Pinots better. Overall, not bad, albeit with a tendency towards slightly …

The lads at Planet of the Grapes picked this up for a song from another merchant who had categorised it as “cooking wine”. In …

Another from the 3rd Optimor Case, and this a blend based primarily on Touriga Nacional. Deep, slightly opaque ruby colour; youthful, dense and with …

One from the 3rd “ABC” Optimor case, this one, and an intriguing one at that – aged Muscat. To cap that, I’ve heard that …