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One of the interesting highlights of the semi-aromatic line-up, and a first Barossa Semillon. Fairly deep gold. Bright. Legs. Hint of spritz. Most notably, …

Such a contrast from the tight, almost unbalanced 2002. By contrast, a perfectly classic Hunter Semillon that’s in maturity now. Green pale colour. Green, …

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, …

This may have lots of Aussie gold medals, and have scored quite highly amongst critics, but – even though I can see it’s a …

Sonoma is, in fact, a large region. Most people, including myself, would probably think of Sonoma as Napa’s quieter, more rural, more familial, ‘little …

I was shopping swiftly in John Lewis food hall for an impromptu dinner, when someone called my name (Oli Loveday) and offered me a …

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 …