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Oaked

Decided to see what the Aussie branded wine industry was doing to move “upmarket” (this one comes in its own cardboard box per bottle…). …

Not a big-name Rioja in UK at all, but bought in Madrid airport on the recommendation of the “Guia Penin”, the Spanish equivalent of …

I had drunk this a couple of times before so had to get some when in Banyoles. Served in 2004 with lots of Italian …

The soft texture and flavour were the remarkable facets of this Burgundy villages – supple texture with just a gentle bite of tannin, making …

Technically not the same as PX from Jerez, but actually very similar in texture, compared with Malaga for example – this one’s from Montilla-Moriles …

Very pleasantly refreshing Chardonnay. Clean and crisp with lively acidity. If it had the minerality, it could be mistaken for a basic Chablis. Pale …

Bought in Spain, using my new copy of the Guia Penin – a cross between the detail of the Guide Hachette des Vins for …

So, my first bottle of Cos. And the first drink of a wine bought through an eBay auction. I was a little worried that …

Was worried that this was ageing too fast, due to poor temp control in my flat. Slight hint of brick-red at the edge suggested …

Second of 3 1997 US Chardonnays from Majestic’s “parcel”. This “Napa County Chardonnay” was quite different from the Oceana style, but still excellent VFM. …