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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 …

Sadly writing from distant memory, but an overall impression was a good wine for the vintage, albeit a touch lean and a need to …

Picked this up from POTG – a 2nd bottle of this matured, classy Burgundy (a case of the 2005 of which is sitting in …

2nd Boxing Day Burgundy and the first of a brace of Volnays. I think this is slightly atypical, but not sure. Mid-light depth garnet …

This from Majestic, by contrast, was a delight. More rounded than some other Volnays I’ve had. Pale ruby with a broad fade-to-brick rim. Moderate …

This, by contrast, was ready to drink, and was the best of the 3 Pinots. A combination of a riper, more forward year, and …

A very nice accompaniment to Boxing Day roast goose, due to the structure and robustness of this Volnay. Medium garnet core with a medium …

Very enjoyable preface to Christmas lunch at Andrew’s, courtesy of Steve. A bottle he bought whilst holidaying in Meursault a few years before. Produced …

This followed up with a reassuring double for Burgundy, after the Chassagne-Montrachet white. An excellent example of very pleasant Pinot Noir harmony, but with …

Served with roast lamb, and was a pretty reasonable match all round (I suspect pinot noir generally would be). This style of Burgundy I …