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Sauternes

My Yquem virginity lost at the Bordeaux MW Gala dinner. Though from an inauspicious vintage this showed length, elegance and relatively early maturity. Pale …

An entertaining end to dinner Chez Bruce pre-Christmas, with corkage, Jack, Rob, Kari, Ruth and Helen. After Corton-Charlemagne, Le Dôme 01 and Laforge 03, …

Not quite as beautifully-balanced as the 2010 La Tour Blanche – which just had a touch more acidity – but showing the quality of …

In 28-50’s dinner with Christian Seely, some very good wines were served. This was the clear standout though – a very good Château, in …

A half-bottle of this was fortunate, as I have some unopened bottles in my cellar. Youthful yet drinkable now; a star of the sweet …

A little out of time-order, but this was served at a charity wine tasting at work before Easter. I’d remembered this as ‘a bit …

The finishers’ gift for completing the Marathon du Médoc – and turned out to be one of the highlights of Christmas 2012 at Andy …

First of a case of anniversary Rieussec 75s, broached on my birthday at Planet of the Grapes, with Nicolas Jaboulet. A pretty good wine, …

Sadly this label was just going to fall apart not matter what… A good Sauternes, with a mid-gold colour, starting to deepen towards amber. …

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