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We kicked-off the Optimor team dining event at Malte’s (pairs cooked each of 4 courses, and supplied wine to match). This is an absolute …

We followed this with Burgundy, which – being quite savoury, and with slightly raw tannic grip on the finish – was harder just to …

We had this with lamb shanks, cooked overnight – the main course. A pretty good re-visit to my first Kiwi Pinot Noir – albeit …

An easy-drinking, pretty fine Champagne, although I would have expected more fruit on the nose. Salmon-pink, with an orange tinge. Fine, persistent bead. Moderately …

Kicked-off Christmas in style with this. It was a pleasure to see that this was one of the 8-10 1998 Champagnes that Tom Stevenson …

This was a beauty. Mature, but with concentration to age gracefully for another 5 years, maybe? Quite dense garnet colour (medium, rather than light …

Picked up by Sven from Planet of the Grapes, to celebrate his wedding with the rest of the office, and a very pleasant find. …

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 …