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A revelation in Beaujolais! And a step up from the non-specified vineyard Moulin-à-Vent Jadot bottling. Medium ruby, if not darker. Black pepper, oak spice …

Not necessarily an auspicious vintage or producer, but a very interesting Burgundy nevertheless. Fragrant aromatics are the key to this, though sadly just missing …

Though not the deepest or most complex version, this is a good, classical example of an Alsatian Pinot Gris, with spice and concentration – …

Surprise find in Waitrose, and good value. Not the most complex VORS, but still pretty good – particularly for a sweetened style. Deep amber, …

[Signed in 2016: Regards, Félix MEYER] Not a renowned Alsace vintage, I believe – and perhaps a lack of acidity reflects that – but …

Coming into maturity now. Pale-medium ruby, with a narrow watery rim. Medium+ intensity gamey, chilli spice nose, over plummy, cherry fruit. Some smoky minerality …

A touch woody, and slightly alcoholic on the finish are the only detractions from an otherwise very good drink. Though labelled “exceptional age”, this …

A good example of Alsatian dry Riesling, and a great demonstration of the quality of the vintage. Good, will get better, and great value. …

Confirming the quality of the 2004 vintage once again, this is a good quality, and at the price, good value Rioja. Deep ruby colour …

The Berry Bros & Rudd Autumn / Winter press tasting, in stark contrast to the Co-op supermarket’s Autumn press tasting exactly a week before, showed …