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Wine of the night. Coming into maturity – of tannins and flavour intensity – yet still showing pure fruit at the core. And very …

Surprisingly sweet, this – medium at least – which made this probably not a wine one would sit down with and sip – in …

Main course at Anne-Marie’s was fish, but with sweet potato and beetroot. So I wanted and Alsatian, rich, Pinot Gris, and knew this would …

Picked up at a comparative knock-down price from POTG for the Princess Wine Club, and once again, upholds the Pinot Gris tradition over the …

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

Bought a case en primeur, and well worthwhile – albeit likely to mature early due to the weather profile – it’s definitely more intensely …

Another from the 3rd Optimor Case, and this a blend based primarily on Touriga Nacional. Deep, slightly opaque ruby colour; youthful, dense and with …

A pity that this is being written 2½ months after drinking, but I have 2 more bottles to verify with! Deep, deep colour, from …

Wow! What a bargain!! First wine tasted after doing the WSET Advanced course, so it gets ‘formal’ from here… Mid-amber-gold colour fading to a …

Clear, deep yellow-gold colour, even to the rim. Aromas of buttered toast over some rich remaining peach (yellow) fruit. Mostly bouquet rather than aroma, …