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Pinot Noir

This, by comparison with the Billecart-Salmon, was leaner and drier – and a touch cruder, in my mind. Some did prefer this though, showing …

We picked up a couple of bottles from POTG (continuing our Optimor work-through of their Champagne range!) to toast Sven’s imminent wedding. This was …

Great opening to dinner with Jack, Rob and Kari. A classic Champagne blend of both Pinots and Chardonnay, that had elegance and refinement. Could …

I decided to open this at the third and final round of birthday celebrations, with drinks and food at my flat for friends. Quite …

So, when we’d finished up at the food & wine night, and we retired to Christian’s for cigars and a “nightcap”, and a choice …

A good deal this – 6 bottles at £22.50 vs RRP of £32 per bottle, from The Wine Society via Dante. And this bottle …

Had this on the first sunny day in May 2007, in Bloomsbury Square, to celebrate a work birthday. A couple of weeks earlier we’d …

A product of my July 2006 trip to Champagne with Mum – some of the best weather I’ve experienced (32-34°C, dry & clear skies). …

A bin-end from Planet of the Grapes, and the first Chambertin Grand Cru I’ve had. I suspect that this is from a less well …

Intriguing mature Burgundy – some hints of class, coupled with some danger signs! One of the more expensive of the Optimor case. Pale garnet …