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Sauvignon Blanc

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 …

Excellent example of what Adelaide Hills can do for crisp, aromatic whites. A very well made, expressive but not overdone Sauvignon Blanc. Drunk with …

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 …

Classic example of quality Pessac oak-aged Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc. A delight. Mid-depth gold. Rich, complex vanilla, toast, oak-smoke and waxy greengage fruit Sémillon aromatics. Rounded. …

Richard and I visited the estate after the Marathon du Médoc and tasted 6 Bauduc wines with Angela Quinney. Gavin couldn’t make it, as …

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 …