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Oaked

High clarity, mid-garnet colour, with the first hints of brick at the edge. Toasty, balanced oak over intense, “focused” dark fruit (prune?) aromas – …

Even garnet colour. Cherry and maybe prune aromas, with smoky oak overtones. Quite harmonious. On the palate, a bit thin and acidic, but nevertheless …

A product of my first ever wine trip. Having done the Clos de Vougeot tour beforehand, Dad and I bought half-a-dozen Vougeot villages. Drunk …

A touch disappointing for the effort to get it and the price. “3 Glasses” winner and certainly not bad, but maybe needs time to …

A product of my first visit – and learning about – wine regions and wine. Patience pays off. Bought in 1994 from Brocard’s shop …

A random purchase in Banyoles 2002. A “quite” bottle – quite pleasant, quite full-bodied, quite drinkable. Classic deep garnet colour. Strongly oaked aromas which …

This one a product of the Wine & Cheese Club’s Spanish wine & tapas night. First real foray into white Rioja for me and …

…the second wine of Leoville Barton, which – though relatively young as a ’98 – was a reasonably elegant compromise between the Latour and …

Suffered from comparison with the 1975 Latour we’d been drinking previously. Was somewhat similar in style – oaky, smoky finish over woody dark fruit, …

Well, the opening gambit has to be a value-for-money statement… ultimately not worth £142, but a fantastic wine! Quintessence of a subtle, balanced, smooth, …