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Off-dry

Nice, modern, designer packaging – with a fully wraparound label, that I had to tear off! Heavy bottle though… And a quality of wine …

A good, solid, classic Alsatian Pinot Gris. And a pretty good (emergency) match for French onion soup (particularly as the soup was much paler …

So quite by chance, we had this still rosé from Denbies, near Dorking, also on St. George’s Day! The day before, I’d gone to …

Also picked up in Clyde, and a second good-looking Gewurz from Central. Had fruit & spice, whilst maintaining acidity, and without overkilling perfume. Great …

[signed by the then-viticulturalist, when the wine was bought in Easter 2008: Enjoy NZ Drink plenty Have fun. TwoPaddocks.com] [signed by actor-owner much later …

Picked this up at Peck in Milan whilst on a business trip – what a wine cellar that shop has (though not cheap)! Not …

Continuing the New Year resolution, the lads at Planet of the Grapes suggested this as something interesting. Overall, this is definitely well-made… BUT, the …

Found this in Jerusalem restaurant-bar when choosing the wine for our Optimor Christmas lunch in 2006. My first Zind Humbrecht and I finally get …

Pale yellow-gold colour. Creamy lemon aromas – almost lemon pie – with some almondy notes. Surprisingly low in grapefruit notes that I’ve found before, …

This was a disappointment more because it wasn’t exactly what I was expecting than because of its quality. This is particularly surprising because I …