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Syrah

Red wine of the night at our annual get-together with Jack, Rob etc. Only overshadowed by Marc Colin’s 2006 Chassagne-Montrachet Vide Bourse. This shows …

Well, this surprised and delighted. I’d heard several poor reviews of La Chapelles between about 1995 and 2005. However, although this was missing something …

The first bottle of this left me a bit ‘meh’, but the second, served on its own, showed real interest & quality. Phew! I’ll …

A gift from Katy’s dad as well, this one. SJ and I cracked it. A notably youthful Musar this, given its 8 years of …

I’d heard good things not only about Craggy Range’s series of New Zealand wines, but also about Syrah from Gimblett Gravels in North Island. …

Dad and I dropped in here after Ventoux (it’s very close) and tasted the range at the cave co-operative, which is a class operation. …

Also picked up in Gigondas itself, a day before (or maybe the afternoon after) riding up Mont Ventoux. Dad was less of a fan …

Given to me as a ‘freebie’ (having bought two cases of their Réserve Sixtine at €40 / bottle…) from Mme Diffonty at the Domaine, …

Tracey & Dante were over and I just managed to catch up with them. They brought me this from Paso Robles (equal parts Syrah, …

South Africa – a wine industry that’s 320-odd years old. Or 20-odd, depending on your point of view (OK, some poetic licence taken there …