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The finishers’ gift for completing the Marathon du Médoc – and turned out to be one of the highlights of Christmas 2012 at Andy …

I think I have only the F fino left to complete the set of these! A definite citrus dimension to this very good quality …

Tried the 2011 release in the shop, which surprisingly was better – more complex – in retrospect. Notably deep gold – almost oxidised in …

A good show for how widespread quality reached in a quality year like 2009. A nice, ripe – yet refreshing, minerally – Chardonnay. Medium …

Really solid example of a well-balanced light, sweeter-style Mosel Riesling. Medium level of sweetness, but with a beautifully balanced streak of lemon acidity, and …

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, …

A slightly ‘hard’ streak of acidity takes this a little out-of-balance, which is a shame, for an otherwise pretty good wine. Pale gold. Medium …

Picked out for a Christmas dessert wine example for a wine tasting at Albion. Overall, a decent – if a touch simple – example …

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