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Bought this after tasting it at a Bollinger dinner. Its showing decently mature, in the oxidative Bollinger style, though this bottle was perhaps more …

This was a gift from Philippe, who is winemaker at Atamisque. When we spoke at the estate restaurant, I asked him of his thoughts …

£56.70; 13% I opened a first bottle of this in Rust, and felt it was reaching maturity, but perhaps missing some length – kinda …

After and interesting comparison of the Baden co-op’s Pinots Blanc, Gris and Noir (oak vs. steel), the organisers brought out some quality extras. Franz …

A nice 39th birthday dinner with Ruth for this one at Planet of the Grapes. Initially I feared it was corked but I think …

[Cheers! signature: Nigel Greening] Signed by Nigel Greening at the ‘Two Nigels’ Pinot Noir-off (the other being Nigel, AKA Sam Neill of Two Paddocks), …

Plenty of colour, and bright, pure fruit typical of Kiwi Pinot. But also with a gravelly minerality that perhaps is indicative of Central Otago. …

The wine of the Pinot flight, with a suppleness, elegance and delicacy that stroked and danced across the palate. Showed its pricey class. Pale …

This was the odd one out in a vertical of 2008, 2010 and 2011 1er Cru Perrières Nuits-St-Georges. Only the VV villages 2009 was …

As explained on the prior page, the 1er Cru difference was greater flavour density – real depth – and earthy mineral complexity. Medium colour …